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Association of Prescription Opioid Use and Mortality in Community-Dwelling Medicare Beneficiaries with Non-Cancer Conditions

Time

Mon, Jun 16 7:45AM
M 09

Title

Association of Prescription Opioid Use and Mortality in Community-Dwelling Medicare Beneficiaries with Non-Cancer Conditions

Abstract Summary

2010 Medicare administrative data linked to Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey (MCBS) files were used. MCBS provides detailed beneficiary information to ascertain mortality. Logistic regression: 1) estimated mortality among users and non-users; and 2) among users, estimated mortality by schedule.

Poster Presenter

Patience Moyo
Doctoral Candidate,
University of Maryland Baltimore
United States