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Drug overdose death rates, by drug type, sex, age, race, and Hispanic origin: United States

Metadata Updated: April 29, 2022

Data on drug overdose death rates, by drug type and selected population characteristics. Please refer to the PDF or Excel version of this table in the HUS 2019 Data Finder (https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/hus/contents2019.htm) for critical information about measures, definitions, and changes over time.

SOURCE: NCHS, National Vital Statistics System, numerator data from annual public-use Mortality Files; denominator data from U.S. Census Bureau national population estimates; and Murphy SL, Xu JQ, Kochanek KD, Arias E, Tejada-Vera B. Deaths: Final data for 2018. National Vital Statistics Reports; vol 69 no 13. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics.2021. Available from: https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/products/nvsr.htm. For more information on the National Vital Statistics System, see the corresponding Appendix entry at https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hus/hus19-appendix-508.pdf.

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Metadata Created Date April 21, 2022
Metadata Updated Date April 29, 2022
Data Update Frequency R/P1Y

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Harvested from Healthdata.gov

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Metadata Created Date April 21, 2022
Metadata Updated Date April 29, 2022
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Data Last Modified 2022-04-28
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Temporal 1999/2019

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