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Urban-Rural Differences in Drug Overdose Death Rates, by Sex, Age, and Type of Drugs Involved, 2017

Publication Date: Aug 08, 2019

Urban-Rural Differences in Drug Overdose Death Rates, by Sex, Age, and Type of Drugs Involved, 2017 

Data brief examining differences in urban and rural areas, using the most recent data from the National Vital Statistics System. Features statistics including age-adjusted rates of overdose rates from 1999-2017 by urban and rural residence, and rates of overdose death in 2017 by sex, age group, and type of drug, with breakdowns by urban and rural areas.

Sponsoring organization: National Center for Health Statistics

Location: NCHS Data Brief, No. 345

Date: 08/2019

Link to article: https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db345-h.pdf