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Drug Overdose Deaths in the United States, 1999-2016

Categories: Alcohol/Drug Abuse,Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Statistics

In 2016 there were more than 63,600 drug overdose deaths in the U.S.  This report updates trends in such deaths, describes demographic and geographic patterns, and identifies shifts in the types of drugs involved.  From the National Center for Health Statistics