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U.S. opioid overdose deaths number from 1999 to 2017

Number of opioid overdose deaths in the U.S. from 1999 to 2017

by John Elflein, last edited Nov 29, 2018
U.S. opioid overdose deaths number from 1999 to 2017 This statistic presents the number of opioid overdose deaths in the U.S. from 1999 to 2017. In 2017, 47,600 people died from opioid overdoses. Opioids - primarily prescription pain relievers and heroin - are the main driver of overdose deaths.
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Number of opioid overdose deaths in the U.S. from 1999 to 2017

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