Overdose deaths involving any opioid pain reliever, rate per 100,000 population

Source: 2013-2015 Vital Statistics Data as of May 2017

Adjusted Rates Are Age Adjusted to The 2000 U.S. Population

(Click on a county name for trend graph data)

  Deaths Average Population Crude Adjusted
Region/County 2013 2014 2015 Total 2013-2015 Rate Rate
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 73 89 114 276 1,357,374 6.8 6.9
Suffolk 104 95 116 315 1,501,431 7.0 7.0
Region Total 177 184 230 591 2,858,805 6.9 7.0
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 48 46 95 189 1,437,445 4.4 4.4
Kings 81 91 131 303 2,616,892 3.9 3.8
New York 59 59 58 176 1,635,648 3.6 3.3
Queens 68 64 75 207 2,318,968 3.0 2.7
Richmond 46 45 45 136 473,486 9.6 9.6
Region Total 302 305 404 1,011 8,482,440 4.0 3.8
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 27 19 35 81 296,416 9.1 9.7
Orange 28 32 44 104 376,446 9.2 9.3
Putnam 9 4 9 22 99,391 7.4 7.4
Rockland 10 7 20 37 323,602 3.8 4.3
Sullivan 9 14 11 34 75,828 14.9 15.3
Ulster 16 12 15 43 180,529 7.9 7.9
Westchester 47 36 51 134 972,611 4.6 4.5
Region Total 146 124 185 455 2,324,823 6.5 6.6
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 7 9 15 31 308,166 3.4 3.5
Columbia 6 7 3 16 61,958 8.6 7.6
Greene 4 4 5 13 48,016 9.0 9.3
Rensselaer 6 3 8 17 159,986 3.5 3.9
Saratoga 6 7 9 22 225,012 3.3 3.4
Schenectady 5 1 6 12 155,224 2.6 2.4
Region Total 34 31 46 111 958,361 3.9 3.9
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 1 1 1 3 54,228 1.8* 1.8*
Herkimer 7 3 3 13 63,675 6.8 7.8
Montgomery 2 3 2 7 49,773 4.7* 5.8*
Otsego 2 2 3 7 61,149 3.8* 4.7*
Schoharie 1 0 1 2 31,580 2.1* 2.2*
Region Total 13 9 10 32 260,404 4.1 4.8
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 4 3 7 14 81,491 5.7 4.9
Essex 4 3 4 11 38,640 9.5 10.9
Franklin 0 2 3 5 51,203 3.3* 3.3*
Hamilton 0 1 0 1 4,733 7.0* 2.8*
Warren 0 2 4 6 64,999 3.1* 2.7*
Washington 0 3 0 3 62,565 1.6* 1.5*
Region Total 8 14 18 40 303,632 4.4 4.2
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 11 9 4 24 118,747 6.7 7.2
Lewis 2 1 1 4 27,109 4.9* 5.2*
St. Lawrence 8 9 11 28 111,457 8.4 9.3
Region Total 21 19 16 56 257,313 7.3 7.7
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 11 5 13 29 78,863 12.3 12.6
Cortland 0 4 4 8 48,831 5.5* 5.5*
Madison 3 5 6 14 72,200 6.5 7.6
Oneida 9 20 23 52 232,985 7.4 7.6
Onondaga 31 34 45 110 468,349 7.8 7.8
Oswego 16 14 8 38 120,741 10.5 10.6
Region Total 70 82 99 251 1,021,969 8.2 8.3
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 10 12 13 35 197,150 5.9 6.0
Chenango 2 3 0 5 49,258 3.4* 3.5*
Delaware 1 1 3 5 46,452 3.6* 4.5*
Tioga 4 7 6 17 49,855 11.4 12.6
Tompkins 2 5 5 12 104,411 3.8 3.9
Region Total 19 28 27 74 447,126 5.5 5.7
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 7 7 8 22 87,782 8.4 9.1
Livingston 2 1 3 6 64,669 3.1* 3.2*
Monroe 32 62 49 143 749,688 6.4 6.2
Ontario 5 7 3 15 109,457 4.6 4.5
Schuyler 2 0 1 3 18,375 5.4* 6.6*
Seneca 1 1 3 5 35,042 4.8* 5.7*
Steuben 1 3 3 7 98,225 2.4* 2.3*
Wayne 1 2 2 5 91,990 1.8* 1.8*
Yates 1 2 1 4 25,137 5.3* 4.8*
Region Total 52 85 73 210 1,280,366 5.5 5.4
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 1 1 1 3 47,769 2.1* 2.5*
Cattaraugus 2 1 10 13 78,471 5.5 6.3
Chautauqua 6 7 5 18 131,971 4.5 4.9
Erie 67 81 212 360 921,760 13.0 13.3
Genesee 1 2 7 10 59,184 5.6 5.4
Niagara 25 17 34 76 213,475 11.9 12.7
Orleans 4 2 3 9 41,934 7.2* 7.6*
Wyoming 6 0 2 8 41,244 6.5* 7.2*
Region Total 112 111 274 497 1,535,808 10.8 11.2
New York State 954 992 1,382 3,328 19,731,048 5.6 5.5

* Fewer than 10 events in the numerator, therefore the rate is unstable

County of residence was assigned based on ZIP code for cases in which patient county of residence was listed as unknown or missing, but a valid NY ZIP code was present.