Item #: 62117-4
Deaths from drug overdose have been identified as a significant public health burden in the United States in recent years (1–4). This report uses data from the National Vital Statistics System (NVSS) to highlight recent trends in drug overdose deaths, describing demographic and geographic patterns as well as the types of drugs involved.
Publisher: HHS and CDC and NCHS
Published: February 2017 (8 pages)
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