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Drug Overdose Deaths Involving Cocaine and Psychostimulants with Abuse Potential — United States, 2003–2017

Description
Reports age-adjusted death rates in 2016 and 2017 for cocaine and psychostimulants, with information by age group, sex, race/ethnicity, urbanization level, U.S. Census region, and state. Includes data for metropolitan, micropolitan, and non-core counties. Provides national-level trend data for 2003-2017 on deaths related to these substances that also involved opioids and that did not involve opioids.
Author(s)
Mbabazi Kariisa, Lawrence Scholl, Nana Wilson, Puja Seth, Brooke Hoots
Citation
MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 68(17), 388-395
Date
05/2019
Type
Document
Organization
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Tagged as
Illicit drug use · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data