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Table 1 Patient sample characteristics

From: Understanding long-term opioid prescribing for non-cancer pain in primary care: a qualitative study

Area of residence Bradford 12
Leeds 11
Female   17
Median age in years (range)   54 (31–89)
Mean Index of Multiple Deprivation (SD)   20 (12)
Coded mental illness   17
Current opioid strength Strong 15
Weak 5
Non-opioid 3
Trajectory (changes within the preceding year) Step-up 5
Step-down 3
Stable 15
Total   23