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Nonfatal Drug Overdoses Treated in Emergency Departments — United States, 2016–2017

Description
Examines nonfatal overdoses for all drugs, all opioids, nonheroin opioids, heroin, benzodiazepines, and cocaine. Looks at changes from 2016 to 2017, with data by drug type, patient, facility, and visit characteristics. Includes data by county urbanization level for metropolitan and nonmetro counties.
Author(s)
Alana M. Vivolo-Kantor, Brooke E. Hoots, Lawrence Scholl, et al.
Citation
MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 69(13), 371-376
Date
04/2020
Type
Document
Organization
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Tagged as
Emergency department and urgent care services · Illicit drug use · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data