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National Drug-Related Deaths Index 2004 to 2014 data.


Health Research Board

Subject Keywords: Drugs Misuse
Catalogue: Research and Evaluation
Type: Report
Region: Republic of Ireland
Northern Ireland

This update presents figures from the National Drug-Related Deaths Index (NDRDI) on deaths due to poisoning (overdose) by alcohol and/or other drugs, and deaths among drug users (non-poisoning), in the period 2004â?"2014. In the eleven-year period 2004â?"2014 there were a total of 6,697 poisoning deaths and deaths among drug users: â?¢ 3,864 (58%) were due to poisoning â?¢ 2,833 (42%) were non-poisoning In 2014, there were 697 deaths (poisoning and non-poisoning combined), similar to the number reported in 2013 (n=698): Median age for all deaths in 2014 was 39 years and 75% (n=523) of all deaths were male



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Health Research Board. (2016) National Drug-Related Deaths Index 2004 to 2014 data. [Online]. Available from: [Accessed: 21st June 2018].


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