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Table 4 Estimated number of long-term regular opioid users (LROUs), registered OAT clients, number of OAT providers and LROUs/OAT providers (availability) and number of OAT patients as a percentage of the estimated number of LROUs (coverage) by region and total for the Czech Republic in 2016

From: The complex relation between access to opioid agonist therapy and diversion of opioid medications: a case example of large-scale misuse of buprenorphine in the Czech Republic

Region Number of estimated LROUs Number of registered OAT clients Number of registered OAT providers Number of estimated LROUs per 1 provider Proportion of estimated LROUs in OAT
Prague 8900 1317 20 445 14.8
Central Bohemia 700 138 8 88 19.7
South Bohemia 500 52 5 100 10.4
Pilsen 400 41 3 133 10.3
Karlovy Vary 100 7 1 100 7.0
Ústí nad Labem 900 299 5 180 33.2
Liberec < 50 22 3 17 44.0
Hradec Králové 200 105 3 67 52.5
Pardubice < 50 0 0 0 0.0
Vysočina < 50 20 2 25 40.0
South Moravia 400 142 7 57 35.5
Olomouc 100 42 1 100 42.0
Zlín 100 1 1 100 1.0
Moravia-Silesia 300 80 4 75 26.7
Czech Republic in total 12,500 2266 63 198 18.1
  1. Source: Mravčík et al. [40]