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Health Research Board. (2016) National Drug-Related Deaths Index 2004 to 2014 data. Dublin: Health Research Board.

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This update presents figures from the National Drug-Related Deaths Index (NDRDI) on deaths due to poisoning (overdose) by alcohol and/or other drugs, and deaths among drug users (non-poisoning), in the period 2004–2014.

In the eleven-year period 2004–2014 there were a total of 6,697 poisoning deaths and deaths among drug users:
• 3,864 (58%) were due to poisoning
• 2,833 (42%) were non-poisoning

In 2014, there were 697 deaths (poisoning and non-poisoning combined), similar to the number reported in 2013 (n=698): Median age for all deaths in 2014 was 39 years and 75% (n=523) of all deaths were male


Date:December 2016
Pages:6 p.
Publisher:Health Research Board
Corporate Creators:Health Research Board
Place of Publication:Dublin
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Subjects:A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Effects and consequences
B Substances > Alcohol
B Substances > Sedatives or tranquillisers (CNS depressants)
B Substances > CNS stimulants
B Substances > Cocaine
B Substances > Opioids (opiates) > Heroin
E Concepts in biomedical areas > Substance by legal status > Prescription drug (medicine / medication)
F Concepts in psychology > Specific attitude and behaviour > self-destructive behaviour > suicidal behaviour / suicide
G Health and disease > Substance use disorder > Drug use > Drug intoxication > Poisoning (overdose)
P Demography, epidemiology, and history > Population dynamics > Substance related mortality / death
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland

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