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Vital Signs: Changes in Opioid Prescribing in the United States, 2006-2015

OPEN MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report | 7 Jul 2017

GP Guy, K Zhang, MK Bohm, J Losby, B Lewis, R Young, LB Murphy and D Dowell
Abstract
Prescription opioid-related overdose deaths increased sharply during 1999-2010 in the United States in parallel with increased opioid prescribing. CDC assessed changes in national-level and county-level opioid prescribing during 2006-2015.
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Humid subtropical climate, Medical prescription, Vital signs, U.S. state, Poverty in the United States, United States
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