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Rx Summit 2020 Quiz: Prevention and Prediction

The Data Story

The story of prevention is often hard to see. In fact, successes related to prevention are almost invisible if you aren’t looking for them. Data show us which demographics to target with prevention efforts and how best to reach individuals. Predictive analytics and synthetic populations also show where prevention efforts will be most effective by identifying patterns and emerging trends within the crisis.

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Question 1 of 6

Over the last several years, fentanyl use has dramatically increased throughout the United States; in 2017, fentanyl deaths outnumbered deaths from both heroin and prescription opioids.

How much more potent by weight is fentanyl than heroin?

Question 2 of 6

An investigation of police drug seizures in Ohio found that 3.4% of “heroin” seizures contained fentanyl or carfentanil in 2014.

What percentage of Ohio police-seized “heroin” contained fentanyl or carfentanil in 2017?

Question 3 of 6

According to results from the 2018 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, how many people per day—on average—misused prescription opioids for the first time in 2018?

Question 4 of 6

In what percentage of cases is an adolescent’s first exposure to opioids through a dentist prescription?

Question 5 of 6

According to results from the 2009 National Youth Risk Behavior Survey, 13% of U.S. high school students earning mostly “A” letter grades stated they took prescription drugs without a doctor’s prescription.

What percentage of students earning “D/F” letter grades stated they took prescription drugs without a doctor’s prescription?

Question 6 of 6

Studies show adolescents with mental health issues are more likely to use illicit drugs compared to adolescents without mental health issues.

What percentage of adolescents who had a major depressive episode also used illicit drugs in 2018?