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Drug and Opioid-Involved Overdose Deaths - United States, 2013-2017

Description
Reports on the annual number and age-adjusted rate of drug overdose deaths in 2013 and 2017 by state, involving all opioids and prescription opioids, and heroin and synthetic opioids other than methadone. Includes statistics with breakdowns by metropolitan, micropolitan, and noncore areas.
Author(s)
Lawrence Scholl, Puja Seth, Mbabazi Kariisa, Nana Wilson, Grant Baldwin
Citation
MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 67(5152), 1419-1427
Date
01/2019
Type
Document
Organization
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Tagged as
Illicit drug use · Mortality · Prescription drug misuse · Rural-urban differences · State-by-state data · Statistics and data · State-by-state