Published on in Vol 9 (2023)

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/43776, first published .
Correlation Between Opioid Drug Prescription and Opioid-Related Mortality in Spain as a Surveillance Tool: Ecological Study

Correlation Between Opioid Drug Prescription and Opioid-Related Mortality in Spain as a Surveillance Tool: Ecological Study

Correlation Between Opioid Drug Prescription and Opioid-Related Mortality in Spain as a Surveillance Tool: Ecological Study

Alejandro Salazar   1, 2, 3 , PhD ;   Soledad Moreno-Pulido   4 , PhD ;   Pablo Prego-Meleiro   5, 6 , PhD ;   Jesús Henares-Montiel   7, 8 , PhD ;   José Pulido   5, 8 , PhD ;   Marta Donat   9 , PhD ;   Gabriel Sotres-Fernandez   10, 11 , MD ;   Luis Sordo   5, 8 , PhD

1 Observatory of Pain, University of Cádiz, Cádiz, Spain

2 Biomedical Research and Innovation Institute of Cádiz (INiBICA), Research Unit, Puerta del Mar University Hospital, University of Cadiz, Cádiz, Spain

3 Department of Statistics and Operational Research, University of Cádiz, Puerto Real, Spain

4 Department of Mathematics, University of Cádiz, Puerto Real, Spain

5 Department of Public Health and Maternal-Child Health, Faculty of Medicine, Complutense University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain

6 Department of Analytical Chemistry, Physical Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Alcalá, Alcalá de Henares, Spain

7 Andalusian School of Public Health, Granada, Spain

8 Center for Biomedical Research in Epidemiology and Public Health (CIBER), Madrid, Spain

9 National School of Health, Salud Carlos III Health Institute, Madrid, Spain

10 Oncology Department, Hospital Quirón Salud, Madrid, Spain

11 Department of Medicine, Faculty of Biomedical and Health Sciences, Universidad Europea de Madrid, Madrid, Spain

Corresponding Author:

  • Soledad Moreno-Pulido, PhD
  • Department of Mathematics
  • University of Cádiz
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  • Puerto Real, 11510
  • Spain
  • Phone: 34 956483474
  • Email: soledad.moreno@uca.es