Study identifies congressional districts in the U.S. with higher opioid prescription rates

Harvard Pop Center postdoctoral research fellow Lyndsey Rolheiser, PhD, along with faculty member S V Subramanian, PhD, and a colleague have published a study in the American Journal of Public Health that has found higher opioid prescription rate districts in the southeast, Appalachia and the rural west. This insight into how the congressional districts rank could provide useful data to help shape public policies and targeted programs.

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Harvard Public Health magazine (Fall 2019)

Harvard T.H. Chan School press release

The Financial