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Share of overdose deaths caused by the leading drugs in overdose deaths U.S. 2016

Percentage of overdose deaths in the U.S. caused by the leading drugs involved in drug overdose deaths in 2016

by John Elflein, last edited Jun 21, 2019
Share of overdose deaths caused by the leading drugs in overdose deaths U.S. 2016 This statistic shows the percentage of all overdose deaths in the United States caused by the leading fifteen drugs involved in overdose deaths in 2016. In that year, fentanyl was involved in 28.8 percent of all overdose deaths, while heroin was involved in 25.1 percent of such deaths.
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Percentage of overdose deaths in the U.S. caused by the leading drugs involved in drug overdose deaths in 2016

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