National Center for Health Statistics adds dashboard for drug poisoning trends across US

The CDC's National Center for Health Statistics unveiled a dashboard that details drug poisoning trends at the national, state and county levels from 1999 to 2015.

There are three dashboards — one for national estimates, state estimates and county estimates.

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The first two dashboards show trends in age-adjusted death rates for drug poisoning from 1999 to 2015 by selected demographics. The third dashboard displays a series of heat maps of model-based county estimates for drug poisoning deaths during the same time span.

Around 50,000 people died due to drug-related poisoning in 2015, according to the dashboards.

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