Drug-Related Emergency Department Visits, by Type of Visit: 2004 to 2009*

chart on Drug-Related Emergency Department (ED) Visits, by Type of Visit: 2004 to 2009
* Data for Emergency Department visits involving adverse reactions to pharmaceuticals are not available for 2004.

Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality (December 28, 2010). Figure 3. Drug-Related Emergency Department (ED) Visits, by Type of Visit: 2004 to 2009. Highlights of the 2009 Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) Findings on Drug-Related Emergency Department Visits. Rockville, MD.

 

Drug-Related Emergency Department Visits, by Type of Visit: 2004 to 2009*

  2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Adverse Reactions NA 1,250,377 1,526,010 1,908,928 2,157,128 2,287,273
Misues or Abuse of Pharmaceuticals 627,291 766,330 860,108 974,272 1,127,681 1,244,679
Misues or Abuse of Illicit Drugs 991,363 921,127 958,164 985,316 985,316 985,316

* Data for Emergency Department visits involving adverse reactions to pharmaceuticals are not available for 2004
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Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality (December 28, 2010). Figure 3. Drug-Related Emergency Department (ED) Visits, by Type of Visit: 2004 to 2009. Highlights of the 2009 Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) Findings on Drug-Related Emergency Department Visits. Rockville, MD.

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