Changes in Premature Deaths From Drug Poisonings, Suicide, Alcohol-Induced Causes in US

JAMA Network Open

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What The Study Did: Researchers compared changes from 2000 to 2017 in premature deaths in the U.S. due to drug poisonings, suicide and alcohol-induced causes by geographic areas and demographic characteristics.

Authors: Meredith S. Shiels, Ph.D., of the National Cancer Institute in Rockville, Maryland, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.16217)

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