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Drug overdose deaths (County Health Rankings)

Drug Overdose Deaths are the number of deaths due to drug poisoning per 100,000 population. ICD-10 codes used include X40-X44, X60-X64, X85, and Y10-Y14. These codes cover accidental, intentional, and undetermined poisoning by and exposure to: 1) nonopioid analgesics, antipyretics and antirheumatics, 2) antiepileptic, sedative-hypnotic, antiparkinsonism and psychotropic drugs, not elsewhere classified, 3) narcotics and psychodysleptics [hallucinogens], not elsewhere classified, 4) other drugs acting on the autonomic nervous system, and 5) other and unspecified drugs, medicaments and biological substances.

Measurement Period: 2013-2015
Value: 18

County

18

State

National

HP 2020

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Historical Data

  • Measurement Period Value
    2013-2015 18

Peer Counties

  • Peers included in this indicator: Somerset, MD; Meigs, OH;

  • 18
    • 18
    • 18.5
    • 19
  • Peer counties are those counties similar in population composition and selected demographics. Of the peer counties, only the ones that have data for the same indicator/time frame have been included.

    This county has 22 peer counties

    Peer counties (counties and county-like geographic areas) in stratum number 73 were stratified on the basis of the following factors: Frontier Status, Population Size, Poverty, Age, Population Density

    All Peer Counties for Somerset

    Adair, KY; Clinton, KY; Hart, KY; Mason, KY; Russell, KY; Somerset, MD; Northampton, NC; Perquimans, NC; Warren, NC; Meigs, OH; Hardin, TN; Johnson, TN; Aransas, TX; Camp, TX; Lee, VA; Northampton, VA; Nottoway, VA; Prince Edward, VA; Barbour, WV; Lewis, WV; Taylor, WV; Upshur, WV; Wetzel, WV;

Source

  • Data source: CDC WONDER mortality data. Download source: County Health Rankings & Roadmaps (CHR&R). A program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) in collaboration between RWJF and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.
    http://www.countyhealthrankings.org/rankings/data

 
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