Preliminary Evaluation of the WV Prescription Drug Abuse Quitline (Scientific Article: Special Issue) (Report)

Preliminary Evaluation of the WV Prescription Drug Abuse Quitline (Scientific Article: Special Issue) (Report)

Introduction In 2008, 33.9 million retail prescription drugs were filled in West Virginia. (1) West Virginians filled an average of 18.7 prescriptions per capita in 2008 whereas the United States average was only 12 prescriptions per capita. (1) Both fatal and non-fatal prescription drug overdoses represent increasing problems in West Virginia as well. From 1999-2004, there was a 550% increase in drug overdose deaths in West Virginia, representing the highest increase in any state in the nation. (2) Not coincidently, drug overdose represents the leading cause of death for West Virginia adults under the age of 45, (3) with prescription drugs involved in the majority of drug overdose deaths. (4) In addition in 2005, West Virginia was one of only six states in which opioid analgesics represented over 7% of drug caseloads. (5) It was also reported that 11% of drug caseloads were for opioid analgesics, ranking the state second only after Kentucky (20%) for the highest percentage of opioid analgesics. (5)

Preliminary Evaluation of the WV Prescription Drug Abuse Quitline (Scientific Article: Special Issue) (Report)



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