Opioid Misuse Among Adults 50 & Older Increased From 1.1% In 2002 To 2.0% In 2014

News | November 9, 2017

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Opioid misuse among adults aged 50 and older increased from 1.1% in 2002 to 2.0% in 2014. About 890,620 of about 81 million adults in this age group misused opioids in 2002, and about 2.17 million of about 108.8 million adults in this age group misused opioids in 2014. These findings were reported in an…

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