Kentucky All Schedule Prescription Electronic Reporting System (KASPER)

Consists of all controlled substance prescription data in Kentucky. The deidentified dataset can be used to assess trends in controlled substance overdose, abuse and misuse.

  • Deidentified data requires no individual IRB approval
  • Data Dictionary Available
  • Dates Available July 1, 2009 through December 31, 2013.

Currently we have the following search dimensions available for July 1, 2009 through December 31, 2013:

Variables include: Age at prescription, gender, prescriber patterns, prescription patterns, refills, NDC number, quantity dispensed, days supply, drug classification according to DEA schedule IV, morbidity data, outpatient services, substance abuse treatment admissions, and morphine calculation mg equivalents/day. 

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The IRB has approved deidentified KASPER data for research use under protocol number 15-0169-P6A.