Dec 27, 2017

10. The opioid crisis

Opioid-related deaths in the United States have increased across the board between 1999-2015, according to data from the Centers for Disease control. This chart shows how the number of deaths per 100,000 has ballooned across all age and sex groups.

Data: Center for Disease Control

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