Death rate due to prescription opioid overdose U.S. 2015-2016, by ethnicity

U.S. death rate from prescription opioid overdose in 2015 and 2016, by ethnicity (per 100,000 population)

Death rate due to prescription opioid overdose U.S. 2015-2016, by ethnicity This statistic shows the annual death rate for prescription opioid overdose deaths in the United States in 2015 and 2016, by ethnicity. According to the data, in 2016 American Indians and Alaskan Natives had a death rate from prescription opioids of 6.5 per 100,000. Among this ethnicity, from 2015 to 2016, the death rate from prescription opioids dropped from 7 to 6.5.
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U.S. death rate from prescription opioid overdose in 2015 and 2016, by ethnicity (per 100,000 population)

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Asian/Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic0.50.7
American Indian/Alaskan Native, non-Hispanic76.5
Hispanic1.82.1
Black, non-Hispanic2.63.3
White, non-Hispanic6.47
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Asian/Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic0.50.7
American Indian/Alaskan Native, non-Hispanic76.5
Hispanic1.82.1
Black, non-Hispanic2.63.3
White, non-Hispanic6.47
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This statistic shows the annual death rate for prescription opioid overdose deaths in the United States in 2015 and 2016, by ethnicity. According to the data, in 2016 American Indians and Alaskan Natives had a death rate from prescription opioids of 6.5 per 100,000. Among this ethnicity, from 2015 to 2016, the death rate from prescription opioids dropped from 7 to 6.5.
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