Demographic Trends of Adults in New York City Opioid Treatment Programs—An Aging Population

@article{Han2015DemographicTO,
  title={Demographic Trends of Adults in New York City Opioid Treatment Programs—An Aging Population},
  author={B. Han and S. Polydorou and Rosie E Ferris and C. Blaum and S. Ross and J. McNeely},
  journal={Substance Use & Misuse},
  year={2015},
  volume={50},
  pages={1660 - 1667}
}
Background: The population of adults accessing opioid treatment is growing older, but exact estimates vary widely, and little is known about the characteristics of the aging treatment population. Further, there has been little research regarding the epidemiology, healt h status, and functional impairments in this population. Objectives: To determine the utilization of opioid treatment services by older adults in New York City. Methods: This study used administrative data from New York State… Expand
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