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Urban-Rural Differences in Drug Overdose Death Rates, by Sex, Age, and Type of Drugs Involved, 2017

Description
Data brief examining differences in urban and rural areas, using the most recent data from the National Vital Statistics System. Features statistics including age-adjusted rates of overdose rates from 1999-2017 by urban and rural residence, and rates of overdose death in 2017 by sex, age group, and type of drug, with breakdowns by urban and rural areas.
Author(s)
Holly Hedegaard, Arialdi M. Minino, Margaret Warner
Citation
NCHS Data Brief, No. 345
Date
08/2019
Type
Document
Organization
National Center for Health Statistics
Tagged as
Illicit drug use · Mortality · Prescription drug abuse · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Suicide and suicide prevention