The project encourages public engagement in the world of scientific computer models, including clinical prediction models and economic models.
64 per cent of study participants who tested positive for fentanyl reported knowingly using the substance. This number is up from 2015 where a previous study found that the majority of people (73 per cent) who tested positive for fentanyl did not know they used it.
“Instead of thinking of this as a passive activity, and that you're not doing anything, this is actually an active thing to willfully do this,” DaRoza said.
The initiative began with a small group of six medical students who were told that they could no longer practice in hospitals and clinics.
The study used the Global Burden of Disease study – the most comprehensive worldwide epidemiological report to date with over one billion data points from 192 countries for 282 different conditions