Journal article

Comparing the predictive capability of self-report and medically-verified non-fatal overdose in adults released from prison: A prospective data linkage study

Claire Keen, Stuart A Kinner, Rohan Borschmann, Jesse T Young

DRUG AND ALCOHOL DEPENDENCE | ELSEVIER IRELAND LTD | Published : 2020

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Self-reported non-fatal overdose (NFOD) is a predictor of future overdose and is often used to target overdose prevention for people released from prison. However, the level of agreement between self-reported and medically-verified NFOD history remains unknown. This study aimed to determine the agreement between, and predictive value of, self-reported and medically-verified history of NFOD in people recently released from prison. METHODS: Pre-release baseline survey data from 1307 adults in prison surveyed from 2008 to 2010 in Queensland, Australia were linked to ambulance, emergency department, and hospital records. We compared the agreement of self-reported NFOD history in the ..

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Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)


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Funding Acknowledgements

The Passports study was funded by National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Strategic Award APP409966 and NHMRC Project Grant APP1002463. Stuart Kinner is supported by NHMRC Senior Research FellowshipAPP1078168. Rohan Borschmann is supported by NHMRC Early Career FellowshipAPP1104644. Jesse Young is supported by a Melbourne Research Scholarship (PhD) from the University of Melbourne. The funding source had no additional role in the research design; data collection, analysis, or interpretation; the writing of the manuscript; or the decision to submit the article for publication.