Table 4.

Rates of narcotic quitting and dose decrease

OUTCOMETAPERED, N (%) N = 86NONTAPERED, EXPOSED, N (%) N = 80TOTAL, N (%) N = 166P VALUE
Quit8 (9.3)32 (40.0)40 (24.1)< .001
Decreased71 (82.6)18 (22.5)89 (53.6)
No change5 (5.8)20 (25.0)25 (15.1)
Unknown2 (2.3)10 (12.5)12 (7.2)