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Increases in Poisoning and Methadone-Related Deaths: United States, 1999-2005

Creator: National Center for Health Statistics

Geography: North America, United States

Categories: Injuries

Tags: cocaine, deaths/mortality, heroin, marijuana, narcotics, poisoning, substance use, suicide

Date: 1999-2005

URL: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hestat/poisoning/poisoning.pdf

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PDF, 9 pages.

“The estimates in this report are from the National Vital Statistics System. Poisoning deaths include those resulting from accidental or intentional overdoses of a drug, being given the wrong drug, taking the wrong drug in error, or taking a drug inadvertently.”