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Table 2 Incidence of first time claims and ratio of encounters for opioid-related emergency department visits from 2016–2018

From: Emergency department encounters for opioid abuse, adverse events, poisoning, and dependence among members of a community-based health insurance plan—Central Texas, 2016–2018

  2016 2017 2018
Incidence of First-Time Claims for an Opioid-Related ED Encounter per 100,000 Member Population 67.1 64.5 62.6
Ratio of Emergency Department Encounters for an Opioid-Related ED Encounter per 100,000 Member Population 95.9 82.6 66.5
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