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Provisional Drug Overdose Deaths by Urban/Rural Classification Scheme for 12 month-ending December 2018-December 2020

Metadata Updated: April 4, 2023

National provisional drug overdose deaths by month and 2013 NCHS Urban–Rural Classification Scheme for Counties. Drug overdose deaths are identified using underlying cause-of-death codes from the Tenth Revision of ICD (ICD–10): X40–X44 (unintentional), X60–X64 (suicide), X85 (homicide), and Y10–Y14 (undetermined). Deaths are based on the county of residence in the United States. Death counts provided are for “12-month ending periods,” defined as the number of deaths occurring in the 12-month period ending in the month indicated. Estimates for 2020 are based on provisional data. Estimates for 2018 and 2019 are based on final data.

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Metadata Created Date April 21, 2022
Metadata Updated Date April 4, 2023
Data Update Frequency irregular

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date April 21, 2022
Metadata Updated Date April 4, 2023
Publisher Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Data First Published 2021-08-10
Data Last Modified 2023-04-03
Category NCHS
Public Access Level public
Data Update Frequency irregular
Bureau Code 009:20
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Temporal 2018-12-01/2020-12-31

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