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NCHS Data Brief. 2018 Nov;(329):1-8.

Drug Overdose Deaths in the United States, 1999-2017.


Deaths from drug overdose continue to be a public health burden in the United States (1-5). This report uses the most recent final mortality 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.

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