Overdose deaths involving any synthetic opioid other than 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

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  Deaths Average Population Crude Adjusted
Region/County 2013 2014 2015 Total 2013-2015 Rate Rate
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 15 25 35 75 1,357,374 1.8 2.0
Suffolk 20 28 72 120 1,501,431 2.7 2.7
Region Total 35 53 107 195 2,858,805 2.3 2.4
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 8 3 38 49 1,437,445 1.1 1.1
Kings 6 15 37 58 2,616,892 0.7 0.7
New York 13 10 12 35 1,635,648 0.7 0.6
Queens 6 11 32 49 2,318,968 0.7 0.7
Richmond 1 4 8 13 473,486 0.9 0.9
Region Total 34 43 127 204 8,482,440 0.8 0.8
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 8 4 14 26 296,416 2.9 3.1
Orange 10 8 23 41 376,446 3.6 3.7
Putnam 2 1 4 7 99,391 2.3* 2.2*
Rockland 1 0 9 10 323,602 1.0 1.1
Sullivan 1 5 5 11 75,828 4.8 4.7
Ulster 2 6 6 14 180,529 2.6 2.8
Westchester 7 9 19 35 972,611 1.2 1.2
Region Total 31 33 80 144 2,324,823 2.1 2.1
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 3 2 11 16 308,166 1.7 1.8
Columbia 1 1 2 4 61,958 2.2* 2.3*
Greene 2 1 2 5 48,016 3.5* 3.7*
Rensselaer 1 0 3 4 159,986 0.8* 1.0*
Saratoga 2 4 7 13 225,012 1.9 2.1
Schenectady 1 0 4 5 155,224 1.1* 1.1*
Region Total 10 8 29 47 958,361 1.6 1.7
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 0 1 1 2 54,228 1.2* 1.3*
Herkimer 2 2 2 6 63,675 3.1* 3.7*
Montgomery 0 2 1 3 49,773 2.0* 2.8*
Otsego 0 0 2 2 61,149 1.1* 1.1*
Schoharie 1 0 1 2 31,580 2.1* 2.2*
Region Total 3 5 7 15 260,404 1.9 2.3
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 0 1 3 4 81,491 1.6* 1.5*
Essex 3 1 3 7 38,640 6.0* 7.2*
Franklin 0 1 3 4 51,203 2.6* 2.7*
Hamilton 0 0 0 0 4,733 0.0* 0.0*
Warren 0 0 1 1 64,999 0.5* 0.3*
Washington 0 3 0 3 62,565 1.6* 1.5*
Region Total 3 6 10 19 303,632 2.1 2.2
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 3 1 2 6 118,747 1.7* 1.7*
Lewis 0 0 1 1 27,109 1.2* 1.5*
St. Lawrence 2 3 6 11 111,457 3.3 3.7
Region Total 5 4 9 18 257,313 2.3 2.5
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 4 1 9 14 78,863 5.9 6.3
Cortland 0 2 2 4 48,831 2.7* 2.9*
Madison 1 4 4 9 72,200 4.2* 5.2*
Oneida 1 6 11 18 232,985 2.6 2.8
Onondaga 10 16 26 52 468,349 3.7 3.7
Oswego 1 4 3 8 120,741 2.2* 2.5*
Region Total 17 33 55 105 1,021,969 3.4 3.6
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 2 4 4 10 197,150 1.7 1.9
Chenango 1 1 0 2 49,258 1.4* 1.6*
Delaware 1 0 0 1 46,452 0.7* 1.2*
Tioga 0 6 4 10 49,855 6.7 8.0
Tompkins 0 0 0 0 104,411 0.0* 0.0*
Region Total 4 11 8 23 447,126 1.7 2.0
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 3 1 2 6 87,782 2.3* 2.5*
Livingston 0 0 1 1 64,669 0.5* 0.8*
Monroe 6 38 30 74 749,688 3.3 3.3
Ontario 0 2 3 5 109,457 1.5* 1.8*
Schuyler 1 0 0 1 18,375 1.8* 1.6*
Seneca 0 0 0 0 35,042 0.0* 0.0*
Steuben 1 0 1 2 98,225 0.7* 0.6*
Wayne 0 1 0 1 91,990 0.4* 0.2*
Yates 0 0 1 1 25,137 1.3* 1.2*
Region Total 11 42 38 91 1,280,366 2.4 2.5
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 1 0 1 2 47,769 1.4* 2.0*
Cattaraugus 1 0 8 9 78,471 3.8* 4.1*
Chautauqua 3 4 4 11 131,971 2.8 2.9
Erie 32 37 145 214 921,760 7.7 8.1
Genesee 0 2 6 8 59,184 4.5* 4.3*
Niagara 9 9 23 41 213,475 6.4 7.2
Orleans 1 1 1 3 41,934 2.4* 2.5*
Wyoming 3 0 1 4 41,244 3.2* 3.4*
Region Total 50 53 189 292 1,535,808 6.3 6.7
New York State 203 291 659 1,153 19,731,048 1.9 1.9

* 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.