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Table 2 Average number of DEA-waivered prescribers per 100,000 by predominant race/ethnicity and rurality

From: Variations in national availability of waivered buprenorphine prescribers by racial and ethnic composition of zip codes

  Overalla Metropolitana Micropolitana Small towna Rurala
White 19.4 (76.2) 21.0 (66.7) 14.6 (42.3) 7.0 (50.9) 8.7 (40.6)
Black 19.1 (67.7) 20.2 (61.5) 7.3 (17.7) 1.1 (7.5) 3.7 (15.0)
Hispanic 12.4 (34.9) 12.7 (31.5) 7.4 (19.8) 16.9 (52.0) 5.8 (22.1)
AIAN 23.9 (66.2) 4.7 (10.4) 30.6 (60.4) 47.9 (98.3) 24.7 (67.8)
Other 20.4 (53.8) 20.7 (51.5) 14.2 (28.9) 2.7 (8.6) 14.4 (40.8)
Overall 18.8 (71.3) 20.0 (61.4) 14.0 (40.2) 7.0 (49.5) 8.9 (40.9)
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