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JULY 7, 2015
More people at risk and more drugs abused
Most demographic groups are increasingly using heroin and other drugs. During the past decade, heroin use has increased across the United States among men and women, most age groups, and all income levels, with some of the greatest increases occurring in demographic groups that have had historically lower rates of heroin use, according to a new Vital Signs report.
Injuries Cost the U.S. $671 Billion in 2013
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
In 2013 in the United States, injuries, including all causes of unintentional and violence-related injuries combined, accounted for 59% of all deaths among persons ages 1–44 years of age—that is more deaths than non-communicable diseases and infectious diseases combined.
- Page last reviewed: October 1, 2015
- Page last updated: October 1, 2015
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- Content source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control