Drug-Related Mortality, Arizona, 1986-1996


TABLE 3

NUMBER OF DRUG-RELATED DEATHS BY TYPE OF DRUG AND YEAR, ARIZONA, 1985-1995

TYPE OF DRUG

COMMENTSa

1986

1987

1989

1989

1990

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

Cocaine Typeb

Cocaine leaves and derivatives

21

24

34

29

12

31

33

32

37

22

22

Morphine Type

Heroin, methadone, opium and combinations of morphine with any other drug

 

30

 

14

 

14

 

34

 

33

 

27

 

43

 

56

 

69

 

95

 

95

Barbiturates, Tranquilizers and other Psychotropic Agents

Barbiturates, non-barbiturate sedatives and tranquilizers, anti-depressants, hallucinogens and psychostimulants

 

 

43

 

 

53

 

 

43

 

 

51

 

 

40

 

 

29

 

 

35

 

 

56

 

 

52

 

 

45

 

 

45

Other, Mixed and Unspecified

Excludes alcohol and tobacco

92

110

110

84

89

98

172

166

198

233

233

All Types

 

186

201

201

198

174

185

283

310

356

395

395

aSee International Classification of Diseases, Adapted-Ninth Revision, Geneva: World Health Organization, 1977.

bIncludes cocaine type deaths attributed to unintentional drug misuse and also those classified in terms of drug dependence and drug abuse.


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