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Prescription Painkiller Overdoses in the US

Description
Discusses the increase in overdose deaths from prescription painkillers from 1999-2010. Reports that those living in rural counties are twice as likely to overdose on prescription painkillers compared to those living in urban.
Date
11/2011
Type
Document
Organization
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Tagged as
Mortality · Prescription drug misuse · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data