Figure 2: Number of deaths from drug poisoning and drug misuse, by sex, deaths registered in 2016
England and Wales
Source: Office for National Statistics
- Cause of death was defined using the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD-10). More details can be found in the Quality and Methodology Information report.
- Figures are for deaths registered, rather than deaths occurring in 2016.
- Figures for England and Wales include deaths of non-residents.
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