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Health Research Board. Alcohol and Drug Research Unit. Lynn, Ena and Lyons, Suzi and Walsh, Simone and Long, Jean (2009) Trends in deaths among drug users in Ireland from traumatic and medical causes, 1998 to 2005. HRB Trends Series 8. Dublin: Health Research Board.

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Over the eight-year period 1998–2005, 885 drug users died. Two in every three died as a result of trauma, such as a road traffic collision, and one in three died from a medical cause, such as liver disease.


Date:19 November 2009
Call No:Ref. ADRU
Pages:24 p.
Publisher:Health Research Board
Corporate Creators:Health Research Board. Alcohol and Drug Research Unit
Place of Publication:Dublin
ISBN:20090250
EndNote:View
Accession Number:HRB 4765 (Available), HRB 4766 (Available), HRB (Available)
Subjects:VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland
P Demography, epidemiology, and history > Population dynamics > Substance related mortality / death

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