Substance use disorder among older adults in the United States in 2020.

  title={Substance use disorder among older adults in the United States in 2020.},
  author={Beth Han and Joseph C. Gfroerer and James D. Colliver and Michael A. Penne},
  volume={104 1},
AIMS This study aimed to project the number of people aged 50 years or older with substance use disorder (alcohol/illicit drug dependence or abuse) in the United States in 2020. DESIGN Logistic regression models were applied to estimate parameters predicting past-year substance use disorder using the 2002-06 National Survey on Drug Use and Health data. We applied these parameters to the projected US 2020 population to estimate the number of adults aged 50 or older with substance use disorder… 

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