Overdose deaths involving methadone, 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 14 17 18 49 1,357,374 1.2 1.2
Suffolk 23 16 8 47 1,501,431 1.0 1.1
Region Total 37 33 26 96 2,858,805 1.1 1.2
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 29 24 28 81 1,437,445 1.9 1.9
Kings 36 31 44 111 2,616,892 1.4 1.4
New York 30 17 17 64 1,635,648 1.3 1.2
Queens 17 20 17 54 2,318,968 0.8 0.7
Richmond 15 14 17 46 473,486 3.2 3.2
Region Total 127 106 123 356 8,482,440 1.4 1.3
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 1 4 4 9 296,416 1.0* 1.1*
Orange 4 4 7 15 376,446 1.3 1.4
Putnam 1 0 1 2 99,391 0.7* 0.7*
Rockland 3 1 4 8 323,602 0.8* 1.0*
Sullivan 3 2 1 6 75,828 2.6* 2.9*
Ulster 6 1 3 10 180,529 1.8 1.9
Westchester 12 8 7 27 972,611 0.9 0.9
Region Total 30 20 27 77 2,324,823 1.1 1.1
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 3 3 2 8 308,166 0.9* 0.9*
Columbia 2 1 0 3 61,958 1.6* 1.7*
Greene 1 2 1 4 48,016 2.8* 2.9*
Rensselaer 0 0 1 1 159,986 0.2* 0.2*
Saratoga 1 2 1 4 225,012 0.6* 0.6*
Schenectady 0 0 0 0 155,224 0.0* 0.0*
Region Total 7 8 5 20 958,361 0.7 0.7
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 1 0 0 1 54,228 0.6* 0.5*
Herkimer 2 1 1 4 63,675 2.1* 2.9*
Montgomery 0 1 0 1 49,773 0.7* 0.9*
Otsego 0 0 0 0 61,149 0.0* 0.0*
Schoharie 0 0 0 0 31,580 0.0* 0.0*
Region Total 3 2 1 6 260,404 0.8* 1.0*
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 1 0 0 1 81,491 0.4* 0.3*
Essex 0 0 2 2 38,640 1.7* 2.0*
Franklin 0 0 0 0 51,203 0.0* 0.0*
Hamilton 0 0 0 0 4,733 0.0* 0.0*
Warren 0 0 1 1 64,999 0.5* 0.7*
Washington 0 0 0 0 62,565 0.0* 0.0*
Region Total 1 0 3 4 303,632 0.4* 0.5*
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 2 2 0 4 118,747 1.1* 1.1*
Lewis 1 0 0 1 27,109 1.2* 1.5*
St. Lawrence 3 0 1 4 111,457 1.2* 1.2*
Region Total 6 2 1 9 257,313 1.2* 1.1*
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 2 0 1 3 78,863 1.3* 1.0*
Cortland 0 0 0 0 48,831 0.0* 0.0*
Madison 1 0 1 2 72,200 0.9* 1.2*
Oneida 2 3 5 10 232,985 1.4 1.5
Onondaga 8 5 4 17 468,349 1.2 1.3
Oswego 1 2 0 3 120,741 0.8* 0.9*
Region Total 14 10 11 35 1,021,969 1.1 1.2
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 0 3 3 6 197,150 1.0* 1.1*
Chenango 0 0 0 0 49,258 0.0* 0.0*
Delaware 0 0 0 0 46,452 0.0* 0.0*
Tioga 0 0 0 0 49,855 0.0* 0.0*
Tompkins 1 1 1 3 104,411 1.0* 0.8*
Region Total 1 4 4 9 447,126 0.7* 0.6*
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 3 2 2 7 87,782 2.7* 3.0*
Livingston 1 1 0 2 64,669 1.0* 1.0*
Monroe 10 9 7 26 749,688 1.2 1.1
Ontario 0 0 0 0 109,457 0.0* 0.0*
Schuyler 1 0 1 2 18,375 3.6* 5.0*
Seneca 0 0 0 0 35,042 0.0* 0.0*
Steuben 0 2 0 2 98,225 0.7* 0.6*
Wayne 0 1 1 2 91,990 0.7* 0.9*
Yates 0 0 0 0 25,137 0.0* 0.0*
Region Total 15 15 11 41 1,280,366 1.1 1.1
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 0 0 0 0 47,769 0.0* 0.0*
Cattaraugus 0 0 1 1 78,471 0.4* 0.2*
Chautauqua 1 0 0 1 131,971 0.3* 0.4*
Erie 13 22 29 64 921,760 2.3 2.4
Genesee 0 0 0 0 59,184 0.0* 0.0*
Niagara 6 2 3 11 213,475 1.7 1.7
Orleans 1 0 0 1 41,934 0.8* 0.9*
Wyoming 2 0 1 3 41,244 2.4* 2.8*
Region Total 23 24 34 81 1,535,808 1.8 1.8
New York State 264 224 246 734 19,731,048 1.2 1.2

* 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.