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Table 4 Severity of outcome, intent of opioid use, and source of the opioid

From: Development of an algorithm to identify serious opioid toxicity in children

  n %
Severity of event
 High 27 31.8
 Intermediate 52 61.2
 Low 6 7.1
Intent
 Therapeutic use 56 65.8
 Self-harm 10 11.8
 Unintentional overdose 9 10.6
 Other 11 13.0
Source of opioid
 Patient’s prescription 76 89.4
 Other person’s prescription 4 4.7
 Other 6 7.1