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Nonmedical opioid prescription use among transgender girls, young women

JAMA Network Open

What The Study Did: This observational study looked at how common nonmedical prescription opioid use was among transgender girls and young women and risk factors associated with it.

Authors: Arjee J. Restar, M.P.H., of the Brown University School of Public Health in Providence, Rhode Island, is the corresponding author.

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(10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.1015)

Editor's Note: The article includes conflict of interest and funding support disclosures. Please see the article for additional information, including other authors, author contributions and affiliations, conflicts of interest and financial disclosures, and funding and support.

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