The contribution of obesity to prescription opioid use in the United States

Publisher:
Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain
Publication date:
19 June 2019

Abstract

Cross sectional study found that obese people had an elevated odds of prescription opioid use. It estimates that 14% of prescription opioid use was attributable to obesity, and that it may be partially responsible for the high prevalence of opioid use in the US.