Consequences

Drug and alcohol use are major contributors to motor vehicle traffic crashes, injury and deaths.

Neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) is a condition experienced by neonates exposed to opioid prescription of illicit drugs during the prenatal period.


Annual Drug Arrests, Florida
Data Source: Florida Department of Law Enforcement
Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome, Florida
Data Source: Florida Department of Health, Birth Defects Registry
       
Consequences, Florida
IndicatorMeasureYearJanuary-March (Provisional)April-June (Provisional)July-September (Provisional)October-December (Provisional)Year-to-Date (Provisional)
Arrests
Count2022
83,197
Count2022
79,782
Count2022
3,415
Motor Vehicle Traffic Crashes
Count2021
5,111
Count2021
407
Count2021
2,996
Count2021
747
Count2021
420
Count2021
520
Count2021
414
Count2021
383
Count2021
303
Health Outcomes
Count2021
230
223
268
213
934
Per 10,000 live births2021
43.2
Count2022
328
314

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Data Note(s)


FLHealthCharts.gov is provided by the Florida Department of Health, Division of Public Health Statistics and Performance Management.

  • Data not shown for quarters with counts 1 to 4 for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS).

  • Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) Case Counts are reported two years after birth due to certification requirements, data linkage processes for deduplication of records and alignment with the NAS Case Definition.