U.S. drug overdose death rate in 2017, by drug type and ethnicity

This statistic shows the rate of drug overdose deaths per 100,000 people in the United States in 2017, by drug type and ethnicity. According to the data, white non-Hispanics died from an overdose of any opioid at a rate of 19.4 per 100,000 population.

Rate of drug overdose deaths in the United States in 2017, by drug type and ethnicity

White, non-HispanicBlack, non-HispanicAsian/Pacific Islander, non-HispanicAmerican Indian/Alaska Native, non-HispanicHispanic
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Source

Release date

November 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2017

Supplementary notes

Age-adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population using the vintage year population of the data year.

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