Figure 10: Average registration delay for deaths related to drug poisoning and drug misuse, deaths registered in 1993 to 2014
England and Wales
Source: Office for National Statistics
- The registration delay is calculated as the difference between the date each death occurred and the date it was registered, measured in days. The average delay is represented using the median.
- Cause of death was defined using the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD-10). 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.
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