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Relevant Population Characteristics for Drug Overdose and Poisoning Incidents

Relevant Population Characteristics

From 2019 to 2022, males (23.9 per 100,000 population) had a significantly higher age-adjusted drug poisoning death rate compared to females (15.9 per 100,000 population). For ages 18-44, male drug poisoning death rates were significantly higher than female drug poisoning death rates. Children infrequently require hospitalization for the ingestion of poison, but in 2022, 1 to 4-year-olds had significantly higher drug poisoning emergency department (ED) visits rates (23.7 per 10,000 population), along with 15 to 24-year-olds (31.9 per 10,000 population) compared to the state (17.5 per 10,000 population).

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Content updated: Thu, 28 Mar 2024 11:00:13 MDT