Drug Induced Deaths

Drug-related deaths have more than doubled since the early 1980s. There are more deaths, illness, and disabilities from substance abuse than from any other preventable health condition. Today, one in four deaths is attributable to alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drug use.
Drug Induced Deaths per 100,000
2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Franklin County 7.1 8.6 9.3 9.8 11 7.1
Pennsylvania 15.3 15.9 15.5 18.2 18.2 19.9
Data Source: PADOH

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