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Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency. (2010) Drug related deaths and deaths due to drug misuse registered in Northern Ireland, 1999-2009. Belfast: Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency.

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This report looks at the most recent official death registration data available on drug related mortality.

In 2009, there were 84 drug related deaths, where the cause of death was due to either legal or illegal drugs. This is a decrease on the 89 drug related deaths registered in 2008. The number of drug related deaths registered has doubled over the last decade. The largest number of drug related deaths occurs in those aged between 35 and 44 years.


Date:2010
Pages:27 p.
Publisher:Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency
Corporate Creators:Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency
Place of Publication:Belfast
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Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
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Subjects:A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Prevalence > Problem substance use
VA Geographic area > Europe > Northern Ireland
P Demography, epidemiology, and history > Population dynamics > Substance related mortality / death
G Health and disease > Substance use disorder > Drug use > Drug intoxication > Poisoning (overdose)
A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Effects and consequences

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