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Table 3 Change in Opioid User Status based on Community Dispensing of Opioids

From: Opioid prescribing practices prior to elective foot and ankle surgery: a population-based evaluation using health administrative data from a tertiary hospital in Canada

Postoperative Classification Preoperative Classification
No Opioid Use
(n = 55)
Intermittent Opioid Users
(n = 26)
Long-term Opioid Users
(n = 19)
No Post Discharge Opioid Use, n (%) 12 (21.8) 1 (3.8) 0
Intermittent Opioid Use, n (%) 43 (78.2) 23 (88.5) 6 (31.6)
Long-term opioid Use, n (%) 0 2 (7.7) 13 (68.4)