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Byrne, Ray Opiate-related deaths investigated by the Dublin City and County Coroners in 1998, 1999 and 2000. (Unpublished) Trinity College Dublin, Addiction Research Centre.

This report analyses 254 opiate-related deaths investigated by the Dublin City and County Coroner between 1 January 1998 and 31 December 2000. The mean age of the decedents was 28.6, and the male:female ratio was just over 8:1. A single drug was implicated in a minority(6.7%) of fatalities. Benzodiazepines were implicated in the highest number of fatalities (70.5%); followed by heroin (61.8%), methadone (56.7%) and alcohol (45.3%).


Call No:PB6.12, VH4.2 Dublin
Pages:8 p.
Publisher:Trinity College Dublin, Addiction Research Centre
Keywords:AOD overdose mortality, AODR mortality, benzodiazepines, Dublin, medical examiner report, methadone, opiates
Notes:Includes bibliographical references.
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Accession Number:HRB 1582 (Available)
Subjects:VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland > Dublin
P Demography, epidemiology, and history > Population dynamics > Substance related mortality / death
B Substances > Opioids (opiates)

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