Number of U.S. drug overdose deaths in 2016, by drug type and gender

Number of drug overdose deaths in the United States in 2016, by drug type and gender

Number of U.S. drug overdose deaths in 2016, by drug type and gender This statistic shows the number of drug overdose deaths in the United States in 2016, by drug type and gender. According to the data, around 28,498 males and 13,751 females died from an overdose of any opioid in that year.
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Number of drug overdose deaths in the United States in 2016, by drug type and gender

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MaleFemale
Any opioid28,49813,751
Natural and semi-synthetic opioids8,4176,070
Methadone2,0111,362
Synthetic opioids other than methadone13,8355,578
Prescription opioids9,9787,109
Heroin11,7523,717
Cocaine7,4932,882
Psychostimulants with abuse potential5,3482,194
MaleFemale
Any opioid28,49813,751
Natural and semi-synthetic opioids8,4176,070
Methadone2,0111,362
Synthetic opioids other than methadone13,8355,578
Prescription opioids9,9787,109
Heroin11,7523,717
Cocaine7,4932,882
Psychostimulants with abuse potential5,3482,194
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This statistic shows the number of drug overdose deaths in the United States in 2016, by drug type and gender. According to the data, around 28,498 males and 13,751 females died from an overdose of any opioid in that year.
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