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Human Studies

2020 Jun 01

JAMA Netw Open



Association Between Opioid Prescriptions and Non-US-Born Status in the US.


Wilson FA, Mosalpuria K, Stimpson JP
JAMA Netw Open. 2020 Jun 01; 3(6):e206745.
PMID: 32484555.


Overdose from opioids causes nearly 50 000 deaths in the US each year. Adverse consequences from opioid use are particularly pronounced among low-income and publicly insured individuals. However, little is known about patterns of opioid prescribing among non-US-born individuals in the US.