Category: By the Numbers

By the Numbers

By the Numbers: Customer support

July 9, 2020 By

In this edition of "By the Numbers," we look at the numerical values that enable our Customer Support team to serve our customers effectively.

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The cost of not drug testing: calculate the savings of implementing a drug testing program

February 4, 2020 By

Hiring and retaining employees are some of the most important—and expensive—investments your company can make. Protect your people with drug testing. Discover how much your company could save with a comprehensive calculator from Quest.

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National Survey paints an optimistic picture

October 24, 2019 By

The newest National Survey on Drug Use and Health report seems more hopeful than the last with fewer people using many forms of both prescription and recreational drugs.

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Too many lives lost to drug use

July 30, 2019 By

Every year, tens of thousands of lives are lost to drug overdoses. Drug abuse affects people from all socioeconomic groups, living across the U.S.

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By the numbers: Drug users avoid working for employers who test

November 14, 2018 By

National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) national drug use data, compared to Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index (DTI) workplace drug use data reveals that drug users avoid working for employers who test.

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Rising methamphetamine use in the U.S. workforce

November 30, 2017 By

Methamphetamine positivity continues to steadily increase in the American workforce, according to the Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index.

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Half of Americans tested misused prescription medications

October 3, 2017 By

52% of Americans tested misuse their prescription medications, according to a new Quest Diagnostics study of 3.4 million lab tests.

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New data shows 1 in 10 Americans use drugs

September 25, 2017 By

New data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health reported that approximately 28 million Americans have used an illicit drug in the past month.

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By the Numbers: Random drug testing data

September 22, 2017 By

The FMCSA random rate is only a minimum standard and employers can elect to test at a greater rate. Examine your program and consider the risks.

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Mapping drug use in the U.S. workforce

June 9, 2017 By

Our new interactive map, powered by Drug Testing Index data, illustrates workplace urine drug test positivity by drug type for the past 10 years.