Number of U.S. drug overdose deaths 2015-2017, by age

Number of drug overdose deaths in the U.S. from 2015 to 2017, by age

by John Elflein, last edited Nov 29, 2018
Number of U.S. drug overdose deaths 2015-2017, by age This statistic presents the number of drug overdose deaths in the U.S. from 2015 to 2017, by age group. In 2017, those aged between 25 to 34 years had the highest number of drug overdose deaths, with 17,400. Opioids - primarily prescription pain relievers and heroin - are the main driver of overdose deaths.
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Number of drug overdose deaths in the U.S. from 2015 to 2017, by age

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