Deaths resulting from unintentional or intentional overdose of a drug, being given the wrong drug, taking a drug in error, or taking a drug inadvertently.
Drug poisoning deaths can be prevented. Measuring the number and rate of deaths allow public health professionals to determine locations and populations where drug poisoning deaths are the most common.
In 2020, the age-adjusted rate per 100,000 of Deaths From Drug Poisoning in Alachua County was 17.8 compared to Florida at 34.6. The line graph shows change over time when there are at least three years of data.
Alachua County is in the first quartile for this measure. This means that relative to other counties in Florida, the age-adjusted rate per 100,000 of Deaths From Drug Poisoning is more in about three quarters of the counties. The map illustrates county data by quartile. When fewer than 51 counties have data or zero values, no quartile map will be presented.Links: Healthy People 2030|Other Resource
Age-adjusted Deaths From Drug Poisoning, Rate Per 100,000 Population, 2020
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Age-adjusted Deaths From Drug Poisoning, Rate Per 100,000 Population, Single Year