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View a wide range of national drug overdose statistics at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Opioid Overdose Website

 

 

Source: CDC/NCHS, National Vital Statistics System, Mortality. Deaths are classified using the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD–10). Drug-poisoning deaths are identified using underlying cause-of-death codes X40–X44,

X60–X64, X85, and Y10–Y14. Age-adjusted death rates were calculated as deaths per 100,000 population using the direct method and the 2000 standard population.

 

National Opioid Overdose Rates by Opioid Category, 1999-2017

National Reports

 

Drug Overdose Deaths Among Women Aged 30-64 Years---United States, 1999-2017 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report January 11, 2019

Drugs Most Frequently Found Involved in Drug Overdose Deaths---United States, 2011-2016 National Vital Statistics Report December 12, 2018

Drug and Opioid-Involved Overdoses--United States, 2013-2017 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report December 21, 2018

QuickStats: Percentage of Emergency Department (ED) Visits for Pain at Which Opioids Were Given or Prescribed, by Patient Age and Year-National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, 2005-2016 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report December 21, 2018

Drug, Opioid-Involved, and Heroin-Involved Overdose Deaths Among American Indians and Alaska Natives--Washington, 1999-2015 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report December 21, 2018

Opportunities to Prevent Overdose Deaths Involving Prescription and Illicit Opioids, 11 States, July 2016–June 2017 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report August 31, 2018  

Occupational Patterns in Unintentional and Undetermined Drug-Involved and Opioid-Involved Overdose Deaths---United States, 2007-2012 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report August 24, 2018

Opioid Use Disorder Documented at Delivery Hospitalization---United States, 1999-2014 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report August 10, 2018

Naloxone Administration Frequency During Emergency Medical Service Events---Untied States, 2012-2016 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report August 10, 2018

Notes from the Field: Overdose deaths with carfentanil and other fentanyl related analogs detected-10 states, July 2016-2017 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, July 14, 2018

Overdose Deaths Involving Opioids, Cocaine, and Psychostimulants---United States, 2015-2016 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report March 30, 2018

Vital Signs: Trends in Emergency Department Visits for Suspected Opioid Overdoses---United States, July 2016-September 2017  Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, March 6, 2018

Increases in Drug and Opioid Overdose Deaths-United States, 2000-2014 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, January 1, 2016

NCHS Data Brief No. 190 March 2015

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Contact Information:
Lauren Harding
Drug Overdose Prevention Epidemiologist
LHarding@isdh.IN.gov
317-234-9656

Page last updated 9/25/2019.