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

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

by John Elflein, last edited Sep 4, 2018
Number of U.S. drug overdose deaths in 2016, by drug type and region This statistic shows the number of drug overdose deaths in the United States in 2016, by drug type and region. In that year, around 10,616 people in the Northeast died from an overdose of any type of opioid. Comparatively, 14,929 people in the South died from an overdose of any opioid in 2016.
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Number of drug overdose deaths in the United States in 2016, by drug type and region

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