The table below provides 2017 provisional data on emergency department visits receiving a diagnosis of opioid poisoning by patient county of residence.  Counts may change as 2017 data continue to be updated through June of 2018.

*Counties with >0 and <10 ED visits are suppressed.

Case Definition: ICD-10-CM Codes: T40.0-T40.4; a 5th/6th character of 1-accidental, 2-intentional self-harm, 3-assault, or 4-undetermined intent; a 7th character of A-initial encounter, D-subsequent encounter, or missing.

Data for 2008-2016 are available at http://www.injuryfreenc.ncdhhs.gov/DataSurveillance/Poisoning.htm.

CountyPROVISIONAL 2017*
Alamance114
Alexander12
Alleghany*
Anson11
Ashe10
Avery*
Beaufort11
Bertie*
Bladen19
Brunswick44
Buncombe307
Burke45
Cabarrus261
Caldwell44
Camden*
Carteret37
Caswell*
Catawba120
Chatham11
Cherokee10
Chowan*
Clay*
Cleveland45
Columbus13
Craven134
Cumberland262
Currituck*
Dare*
Davidson119
Davie23
Duplin*
Durham136
Edgecombe*
Forsyth172
Franklin17
Gaston107
Gates0
Graham*
Granville37
Greene*
Guilford389
Halifax28
Harnett44
Haywood86
Henderson49
Hertford*
Hoke20
Hyde0
Iredell121
Jackson29
Johnston37
Jones*
Lee59
Lenoir37
Lincoln75
McDowell35
Macon22
Madison*
Martin*
Mecklenburg654
Mitchell*
Montgomery*
Moore27
Nash26
New Hanover172
Northampton*
Onslow49
Orange48
Pamlico41
Pasquotank15
Pender37
Perquimans*
Person25
Pitt57
Polk*
Randolph104
Richmond20
Robeson69
Rockingham66
Rowan163
Rutherford30
Sampson22
Scotland10
Stanly51
Stokes48
Surry43
Swain32
Transylvania16
Tyrrell*
Union122
Vance54
Wake239
Warren*
Washington*
Watauga14
Wayne76
Wilkes50
Wilson28
Yadkin43
Yancey*

One Response to “2017 Provisional Data for ED Visits with a Diagnosis of Opioid Poisoning by County”

  1. Katie H.

    This is important information to make publicly available. Thanks for sharing.

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