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Patient Residence Characteristics of Opioid-Related Inpatient Stays and Emergency Department Visits Nationally and by State, 2014

Categories: Alcohol/Drug Abuse,Health/Medical,Statistics

https://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/statbriefs/sb226-Patient-Residence-Opioid-Hospital-Stays-ED-Visits-by-State.pdf

From 2005 to 2014, large metropolitan areas had the highest rate of opioid-related inpatient stays but small metropolitan areas experienced the fastest growing increase (122% vs 28% in large metro areas). Also shows rates by community-level income.   From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality