MMWR Vol. 66 / No. SS-19

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"MMWR" Surveillance Summaries Vol. 66, No. SS-19 October 20, 2017


In this report

Illicit Drug Use, Illicit Drug Use Disorders, and Drug Overdose Deaths in Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Areas United States Karin A. Mack, PhD; Christopher M. Jones, PharmD; Michael F. Ballesteros, PhD.

This report examines trends in drug use, drug use disorders, and overdose deaths in metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas of the United States through analyses of 20032014 National Survey of Drug Use and Health data and 19992015 National Vital Statistics System Mortality data. Public health professionals and clinicians can use these findings to identify specific subgroups and rural/urban groups in need of targeted interventions.

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