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Fentanyl Law Enforcement Submissions and Increases in Synthetic Opioid-Involved Overdose Deaths - 27 States, 2013-2014

Description
Reports on drugs testing positive for fentanyl. Provides information on synthetic opioid-involved deaths other than methadone, including fentanyl deaths. For 27 states with death certificate reporting of drugs involved in overdoses, provides data for metropolitan, micropolitan, and noncore areas.
Author(s)
R. Matthew Gladden, Pedro Martinez, Puja Seth
Location
MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 65(33), 837-843
Date
08/2016
Type
Document
Organization
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Tagged as
Illicit drug use · Mortality · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data