Table 2

Drugs by class and age reported to the Maine Diversion Alert Program database in 2017

Age Opioids
(693), %
Stimulants
(508), %
Sedatives
(146), %
Hal
(46), %
MP
(108), %
Other
(70), %
18–29 (609)37.8**35.6*10.53.58.24.4
30–39 (624)50.6**30.08.52.15.03.9
40–49 (204)45.627.58.83.98.35.9
50–59 (108)38.939.89.31.98.31.9
>60 (26)46.219.23.97.73.919.2*
  • N is in parentheses.

  • *2×2 χ2 p<0.05.

  • **P<0.001 versus other ages or drug classes.

  • MP, miscellaneous pharmaceutical; Hal, hallucinogens.