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Economic decline, incarceration, and mortality from drug use disorders in the USA between 1983 and 2014: an observational analysis

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Background Drug use disorders are an increasing cause of disability and early death in the USA, with substantial geographical variation. We aimed to investigate the associations between economic decline, incarceration rates, and age-standardised mortality from drug use disorders at the county level in the USA.

Methods In this observational analysis, we examined age-standardised mortality data from the US National Vital Statistics System and the Ins... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/s2468-2667(19)30104-5

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
College Only
Department:
Merton College
Oxford college:
Merton College
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Lancet Public health Journal website
Volume:
4
Issue:
7
Pages:
e326-e333
Publication date:
2019-07-03
Acceptance date:
2019-05-28
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EISSN:
2468-2667
Pmid:
31279417
Source identifiers:
1032130
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:1032130
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uuid:74e6e526-3444-4908-afef-b5b8849c2d77
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pubs:1032130
Deposit date:
2019-08-18

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