Deaths of Indiana residents caused by acute drug poisonings that involve prescription opioid pain relievers as a contributing cause-of-death. Prescribed opioid pain relievers include drugs such as hydrocodone, oxycodone, morphine, and fentanyl. Count and rate (statistic) are by county of residence. Rates based on counts less than 20 are considered unstable/unreliable (U) and should be interpreted with caution. Crude rate per 100,000 population. More Information about Deaths from Drug Poisoning - Involving Opioid Pain Relievers.
Data Info: Statistical unit is Crude Death Rate per 100,000. Deaths with any of the following ICD-10 codes as an underlying cause of death: X40-X44 (accidental poisonings by drugs), X60-X64 (intentional self-poisoning by drugs), X85 (assault by drug poisoning), or Y10-Y14 (drug poisoning of undetermined intent) AND with any of the following ICD-10 contributing cause-of-death codes: T40.2 (natural and semisynthetic opioids), T40.3 (methadone), or T40.4 (synthetic opioids, other than methadone). Rates are provided for 10 or more deaths. Note: To avoid over-counting the number of drug deaths, counts from these tables should not be added together. Multiple drugs can be listed on the death certificate for drug-poisoning deaths, and deaths can be included in more than one of these tables for deaths from certain drugs and drug types.
Source: Indiana State Department of Health, Division of Trauma and Injury Prevention; Vital Records
Variable ID: 'DEATH055'