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Social Determinants of Health and County Population Rates of Opioid-Related Inpatient Stays and Emergency Department Visits, 2016

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Description
Examines characteristics of U.S. counties, comparing counties with high and low rates of opioid-related inpatient stays and treat-and-release emergency department (ED) visits among patients 15 years and older. Includes data for metro, rural adjacent to metro, and rural remote counties, as well as by urban-rural location and poverty rate.
Author(s)
Pamela L. Owens, Audrey J. Weiss, Marguerite L. Barrett, Lawrence D. Reid
Date
06/2020
Type
Document
Organization
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
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Emergency department and urgent care services · Illicit drug use · Inpatient care · Poverty · Prescription drug abuse · Rural-urban differences · Social determinants of health · Statistics and data