Provisional Monthly Drug Overdose Deaths from July 2019 to July 2020

February 17, 2021

On Wednesday (February 17) NCHS released the next set of monthly provisional drug overdose death counts.

Provisional data show that the reported number of drug overdose deaths occurring in the United States increased by 22.8% from the 12 months ending in July 2019 to the 12 months ending in July 2020, from  68,023 to  83,544.  After adjustments for delayed reporting, the predicted number of drug overdose deaths showed an increase of 24.2% from the 12 months ending in July 2019 to the 12 months ending in July 2020, from 69,266 to  86,001.

The reported number of opioid-involved drug overdose deaths in the United States for the 12-month period ending in July 2020 (61,297) increased from 47,474 in the previous year. The predicted number of opioid-involved drug overdose deaths in the United States for the 12-month period ending in July 2020 (63,129) increased from 48,429 in the previous year. Recent trends may still be partially due to incomplete data.

The reported and predicted number of drug overdose deaths involving synthetic opioids (excluding methadone; T40.4) and psychostimulants with abuse potential (T43.6) continued to increase compared to the previous year. Both reported and predicted overdose deaths involving cocaine increased compared to the previous year. The reported and predicted number of natural and semi-synthetic opioid deaths also increased compared to the previous year


Provisional Infant Mortality Rates from 2017 to Quarter 3, 2019

October 6, 2020

No significant change was seen when comparing rate(s) for the 12-month period ending with 2018 Q3 with rate(s) for the 12-month period ending with 2019 Q3.

 

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss/vsrr/infant-mortality-dashboard.htm


Provisional Drug Overdose Death Counts (thru December 2019)

July 15, 2020

 

Source: https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss/vsrr/drug-overdose-data.htm


Provisional Drug Overdose Death Counts (thru November 2019)

June 17, 2020

Source: https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss/vsrr/drug-overdose-data.htm


Provisional Drug Overdose Death Counts (thru September 2019)

April 16, 2020

Provisional data in the United States shows that the reported number of drug overdose deaths occurring in the United States decreased by 0.9% from the 12 months ending in September 2018 to the 12 months ending in September 2019, from 68,421 to 67,839.

Link: https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss/vsrr/drug-overdose-data.htm


Provisional Drug Overdose Death Counts (thru August 2019)

March 11, 2020

 

Provisional data show that the reported number of drug overdose deaths occurring in the United States decreased by 1.9% from the 12 months ending in August 2018 to the 12 months ending in August 2019, from 68,714 to 67,410.

The reported number of opioid-involved drug overdose deaths in the United States for the 12-month period ending in August 2019 (47,105) decreased from 47,251 in the previous year.

Link: https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss/vsrr/drug-overdose-data.htm

 


Provisional Drug Overdose Death Counts (thru July 2019)

February 12, 2020

NCHS today published its monthly provisional estimates on drug overdose deaths in the United States, for the one-year period ending in July 2019.

Final data on drug overdose deaths are not expected to be available until later in the year.

Provisional Drug Overdose Death Counts (thru July 2019)


Updated Provisional Drug Overdose Death Data: 12-Month Ending from May 2018- May 2019

December 11, 2019

Link: https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss/vsrr/drug-overdose-data.htm


Updated Provisional Drug Overdose Death Data: 12-Month Ending from April 2018- April 2019

November 13, 2019

 

Link: https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss/vsrr/drug-overdose-data.htm


Updated Provisional Drug Overdose Death Data: 12-Month Ending from March 2018- March 2019

October 16, 2019

Link: https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss/vsrr/drug-overdose-data.htm