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Drug-induced death rate

This indicator shows the drug-induced death rate per 100,000 population. Drug-induced deaths include all deaths for which illicit or prescription drugs are the underlying cause. In 2007, drug-induced deaths were more common than alcohol induced or firearm-related deaths in the United States. In 2010, there were 761 drug induced deaths in Maryland.

Measurement Period: 2013-2015

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Data Trend

  • 12.6

    Jurisdiction2007-20092008-20102009-20112010-20122011-20132012-20142013-2015
    Maryland12.912.111.912.313.315.217.7


    Jurisdiction2007-20092008-20102009-20112010-20122011-20132012-20142013-2015
    Allegany14.214.915.117.819.818.7*
    Anne Arundel14.613.213.513.715.317.320.3
    Baltimore City32.827.726.725.828.43440.5
    Baltimore County16.817.216.217.217.820.524.3
    Calvert13.312.514.114.718.222.125
    Caroline***25.329.427.8*
    Carroll12.612.611.813.116.220.823.9
    Cecil21.621.227.429.526.527.930.5
    Charles9.510.911.211.110.41113.3
    Dorchester*******
    Frederick8.27.99.810.913.915.516.5
    Garrett*******
    Harford1516.215.617.117.919.220.2
    Howard7.76.97.78.69.89.110.3
    Kent*******
    Montgomery5.85.24.84.75.16.17.3
    Prince George's5.965.85.65.466.4
    Queen Anne's*14.415**18.7*
    Saint Mary's8.511.29.29.89.510.6*
    Somerset*******
    Talbot*******
    Washington12.411.811.613.518.123.731.3
    Wicomico12.713.814.514.91516.2*
    Worcester16.617***15.6*

Data Details

  • Source Maryland DHMH Vital Statistics Administration (VSA)
    Numerator Average number of deaths induced from drugs (Number of deaths with an ICD-10 code of D52.1, D59.0, D59.2, D61.1, D64.2, E06.4, E16.0, E23.1, E24.2, E27.3, E66.1, F11.0-F11.5, F11.7-F11.9, F12.0-F12.5, F12.7-F12.9, F13.0-F13.5, F13.7-F13.9, F14.0-F14.5, F14.7-F14.9, F15.0-F15.5, F15.7-F15.9, F16.0-F16.5, F16.7-F16.9, F17.0, F17.3-F17.5, F17.7-F17.9, F18.0-F18.5, F18.7-18.9, F19.0-F19.5, F19.7-F19.9, G21.1, G24.0, G25.1, G25.4, G25.6, G44.4, G62.0, G72.0, I95.2, J70.2-J70.4, K85.3, L10.5, L27.0-L27.1, M10.2, M32.0, M80.4, M81.4, M83.5, M87.1, R50.2, R78.1-R78.5, X40-X44, X60-X64, X85, Y10-14). Deaths by jurisdiction are by place of residence
    Denominator Population (middle year) from Maryland DHMH Vital Statistics Administration (VSA)
    Reporting Threshold (*) 20. Rate not reported if below threshold. Counts may be available upon request.
    Calculation (Numerator/Denominator)*100,000= 3-Year Calculation. These data are age-adjusted to 2000 U.S. standard population.
    Race/ ethnicity All races/ ethnicities (aggregated)
    Black Non-Hispanic
    Hispanic
    White Non-Hispanic
    Asian/ Pacific Islander Non-Hispanic
    Other None
 
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