This data contains provisional counts for drug overdose deaths based on a current flow of mortality data in the National Vital Statistics System. National provisional counts include deaths occurring within the 50 states and the District of Columbia. The counts represent the number of reported deaths due to drug overdose occurring in the 12-month periods ending in the month indicated. These counts include all seasons of the year and are insensitive to reporting variations by seasonality. Deaths are reported by the jurisdiction in which the death occurred.
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009:20 - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
009:020 - Department of Health and Human Services - Program Management
National Center for Health Statistics
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