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
Count2022
5,262
Count2022
423
Count2022
3,084
Count2022
617
Count2022
367
Count2022
534
Count2022
368
Count2022
332
Count2022
271
Health Outcomes
Count2021
230
223
268
213
934
Per 10,000 live births2021
43.2
Count2023
279
262
242
230
405

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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.