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What The Study Did: This study analyzed disparities in the rate of opioid overdose deaths by sex, race and ethnicity among adults age 55 and older from 1999 to 2019.
Authors: Maryann Mason, Ph.D., of Northwestern University in Chicago, is the corresponding author.
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