Figure 3: Age-standardised mortality rates for deaths related to drug poisoning and drug misuse, by sex, deaths registered in 1993 to 2014
England and Wales
Source: Office for National Statistics
Age-standardised mortality rates per 1 million population, standardised to the 2013 European Standard Population.
Cause of death was defined using the International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision (ICD-9) for the years 1993 to 2000 and Tenth Revision (ICD-10) from 2001 onwards. More details can be found in Background notes 4 and 5.
Figures are for deaths registered, rather than deaths occurring between 1993-2014.
Figures for England and Wales include deaths of non-residents.