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Drug Overdose Deaths in the United States (2009 – 2016)

Drug Overdose Deaths in the United States (2009 – 2016)

Centers for Disease Control

Posted in: Advocacy & Public Policy
Deaths from drug overdose are an increasing public health burden in the United States. This report uses the most recent data from the National Vital Statistics System (NVSS) to update trends in drug overdose deaths, describe demographic and geographic patterns, and identify shifts in the types of drugs involved.