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.

*Counts updated on June 4, 2018 to align with new data sharing policy.

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.

Please note that select counties have ICD-10-CM diagnosis code data completeness issues in 2017 and the counts in the table below may not capture the true number of ED visits for opioid overdose. Please contact us for more information.

CountyPROVISIONAL 2017*
Alamance114
Alexander12
Alleghany3
Anson11
Ashe11
Avery6
Beaufort12
Bertie2
Bladen19
Brunswick44
Buncombe312
Burke45
Cabarrus263
Caldwell43
Camden2
Carteret42
Caswell6
Catawba121
Chatham11
Cherokee10
Chowan3
Clay1
Cleveland46
Columbus14
Craven134
Cumberland264
Currituck4
Dare1
Davidson119
Davie23
Duplin4
Durham139
Edgecombe6
Forsyth172
Franklin17
Gaston108
Gates0
Graham7
Granville37
Greene5
Guilford392
Halifax28
Harnett44
Haywood85
Henderson50
Hertford6
Hoke20
Hyde0
Iredell123
Jackson29
Johnston38
Jones3
Lee59
Lenoir39
Lincoln75
Macon22
Madison8
Martin6
McDowell34
Mecklenburg667
Mitchell6
Montgomery3
Moore26
Nash26
New Hanover173
Northampton7
Onslow54
Orange49
Pamlico41
Pasquotank15
Pender37
Perquimans4
Person25
Pitt58
Polk9
Randolph103
Richmond20
Robeson77
Rockingham66
Rowan162
Rutherford31
Sampson22
Scotland10
Stanly51
Stokes49
Surry45
Swain32
Transylvania16
Tyrrell1
Union123
Vance54
Wake239
Warren8
Washington3
Watauga14
Wayne75
Wilkes49
Wilson28
Yadkin43
Yancey6

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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