Term: Opioid Defined Daily Doses (DDDs)
Last Updated: 2010-08-12
This measures the crude and adjusted average annual rate of opioid DDDs among residents aged 16 and older with at least one prescription for opioids was measured in a fiscal year. Opioids were identified by ATC codes N02A, N07BC02, R05DA01, R05DA03-R05DA06, R05DA12, R05DA20, R05FA01, and R05FA02. DDDs were calculated only for solid forms of the drug, such as capsules, tablets, suppositories, and patches; DDDs were not calculated for opioids in liquid or injectionable forms. The denominator includes all Manitoba residents aged 16 and older with at least one prescription for opioids in the fiscal year.
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