Geographic Trends in Opioid Overdoses in the US From 1999 to 2020
Results of a study examining trends in opioid-involved overdose death (OOD) rates in urban and rural counties. Explores OODs due to overprescription of opioids, use of heroin and illicit synthetic opioids such as fentanyl, and stimulants in combination with synthetic opioids. Features statistics with breakdowns by 6 levels of population density.
Lori Ann Post, Alexander Lundberg, Charles B. Moss, et al.
JAMA Network Open, 5(7)
Illicit drug use · Mortality · Prescription drug misuse · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data