Incidence of Drug Addictions

 

Number of deaths due to drug injury (any type) per 100,000 people
Louisiana, Neighboring States, and United States, 2014

State

Number

National Ranking

United States

13

-

Louisiana

12.9

27

Alabama

11.7

18

Arkansas

12.6

24

Mississippi

10.9

11

Texas

9.9

8

Source: America's Health Rankings, http://www.americashealthrankings.org/

 

Intravenous Drug Users Admissions to Continuum of Care. Louisiana, 2010-2014 - Click to Enlarge

 

Year

Admissions

2010

              4,232

2011

              4,012

2012

              4,441

2013

              3,341

2014

              3,791

*For years 2013 and 2014, reductions in admissions may be a result of incomplete reporting due to the establishment of a new behavioral statewide electronic health record

 


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