An estimation of the prevalence of opioid dependence in New Zealand.

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BACKGROUND An accurate prevalence estimate for opioid dependence in New Zealand, and hence the extent of unmet treatment need, is lacking. METHODS Opioid users were recruited via snowball sampling, with participants initially recruited from opioid substitution treatment (OST) services and dedicated needle exchanges in Auckland, Tauranga and Christchurch… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2011.05.013

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@article{Adamson2012AnEO, title={An estimation of the prevalence of opioid dependence in New Zealand.}, author={Simon Justin Adamson and Daryle E. A. Deering and Jeffrey Sellman and Janie L. Sheridan and Charles Henderson and Rhonda Robertson and Sheridan Pooley and Samadhi Deva Campbell and Christopher Miles Frampton}, journal={The International journal on drug policy}, year={2012}, volume={23 1}, pages={87-9} }