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Epidemiological Trends in Opioid-Only and Opioid/Polysubstance-Related Death Rates Among American Indian/Alaska Native Populations from 1999 to 2019: A Retrospective Longitudinal Ecological Study

Posted 5/11/2022

The rate of drug overdose deaths in the USA has more than tripled since the turn of the century, and rates are disproportionately high among the American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) population. Little is known about the overall historical trends in AI/AN opioid-only and opioid/polysubstance-related mortality. This study will address this gap.