View annual counts of overdose deaths for 2017 and provisional estimates of annual counts of overdose deaths for 2018 generated from preliminary 2018 mortality data as of 3/2019.
Overdose Deaths are classified using the International Classification of Diseases (COD), Tenth Revision (ICD–10). Drug-poisoning deaths are identified using underlying cause-of-death codes X40–X44, X60–X64, X85, and Y10–Y14, and include
- R99 when the Injury Description indicates an overdose death.
- X49 when literal COD is Mixed or Combined or Multiple Substance Toxicity, as these are likely drug overdoses
- X47 when substance indicated is difluoroethane, alone or in combination with other drugs
- Source Pennsylvania Prescription Drug Monitoring Program*.
* These data were supplied by the Bureau of Health Statistics and Registries, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The Bureau of Health Statistics and Registries speciﬁcally disclaims responsibility for any analyses, interpretations or conclusions.
This data contains information regarding Naloxone distributed statewide through the Naloxone for First Responders program. The dataset includes the number of doses of naloxone that have been distributed to each county, the number of doses used, the number of individuals on whom naloxone was used and the number of overdose reversals. In addition, those same datapoints are separated out by the type of first responders who have received and/or used naloxone.