U.S. drug overdose death percent change from 2016 to 2017, by state

Percent change in drug overdose deaths in the U.S. from 2016 to 2017, by state

U.S. drug overdose death percent change from 2016 to 2017, by state This statistic presents the percent change in drug overdose deaths in the U.S. from 2016 to 2017, by state. Florida saw a 5.9 percent increase in drug overdose deaths from 2016 to 2017. Opioids - primarily prescription pain relievers and heroin - are the main driver of overdose deaths.
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Percent change in drug overdose deaths in the U.S. from 2016 to 2017, by state

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Percent change
Alabama11.1%
Alaska20.2%
Arizona9.4%
Arkansas10.7%
California4.5%
Colorado6%
Connecticut12.8%
Delaware20.1%
District of Columbia13.4%
Florida5.9%
Georgia10.5%
Hawaii7.8%
Idaho-5.3%
Illinois14.3%
Indiana22.5%
Iowa8.5%
Kansas6.3%
Kentucky11%
Louisiana12.4%
Maine19.9%
Maryland9.3%
Massachusetts-3.6%
Michigan13.9%
Minnesota6.4%
Mississippi0.8%
Missouri-0.8%
Montana0%
Nebraska26.6%
Nevada-0.5%
New Hampshire-5.1%
New Jersey29.3%
New Mexico-1.6%
New York7.8%
North Carolina22.3%
North Dakota-13.2%
Ohio18.4%
Oklahoma-6.5%
Oregon4.2%
Pennsylvania16.9%
Rhode Island0.6%
South Carolina13.3%
South Dakota1.2%
Tennessee8.6%
Texas4%
Utah-0.4%
Vermont4.5%
Virginia7.2%
Washington4.8%
West Virginia11.2%
Wisconsin9.8%
Wyoming-30.7%
Percent change
Alabama11.1%
Alaska20.2%
Arizona9.4%
Arkansas10.7%
California4.5%
Colorado6%
Connecticut12.8%
Delaware20.1%
District of Columbia13.4%
Florida5.9%
Georgia10.5%
Hawaii7.8%
Idaho-5.3%
Illinois14.3%
Indiana22.5%
Iowa8.5%
Kansas6.3%
Kentucky11%
Louisiana12.4%
Maine19.9%
Maryland9.3%
Massachusetts-3.6%
Michigan13.9%
Minnesota6.4%
Mississippi0.8%
Missouri-0.8%
Montana0%
Nebraska26.6%
Nevada-0.5%
New Hampshire-5.1%
New Jersey29.3%
New Mexico-1.6%
New York7.8%
North Carolina22.3%
North Dakota-13.2%
Ohio18.4%
Oklahoma-6.5%
Oregon4.2%
Pennsylvania16.9%
Rhode Island0.6%
South Carolina13.3%
South Dakota1.2%
Tennessee8.6%
Texas4%
Utah-0.4%
Vermont4.5%
Virginia7.2%
Washington4.8%
West Virginia11.2%
Wisconsin9.8%
Wyoming-30.7%
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This statistic presents the percent change in drug overdose deaths in the U.S. from 2016 to 2017, by state. Florida saw a 5.9 percent increase in drug overdose deaths from 2016 to 2017. Opioids - primarily prescription pain relievers and heroin - are the main driver of overdose deaths.
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