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Death Statistics for Types of Addiction

Deaths and Addiction:

This section presents information about the death rate statistics for the various types of Addiction.

Death Statistics for Types of Addiction

Disease

Death Rate Estimate

US deaths estimate

Statistic Used for Calculation

Alcoholism approx 1 in 18 or 5.55% or 15.1 million people in USA estimated 15.1 million people: 15.1 million alcohol-abusing or alcohol-dependent individuals and 4.6 million are women (NWHIC); nearly 14 million Americans (NIAAA) estimated 15.1 million people: 15.1 million alcohol-abusing or alcohol-dependent individuals and 4.6 million are women (NWHIC); nearly 14 million Americans (NIAAA)
Gambling addiction N/A N/A No information
Drug addiction approx 1 in 68 or 1.47% or 4 million people in USA more than 4 million women need treatment for drug abuse (NWHIC) more than 4 million women need treatment for drug abuse (NWHIC)
Nicotine addiction N/A N/A No information
Exercise addiction N/A N/A No information
Sex addiction N/A N/A No information
Cannabis dependence N/A N/A No information
Heroin dependence N/A N/A No information
Sedative dependence N/A N/A No information

Types of Addiction

For more information about types of Addiction, refer to our section on types of Addiction. See also more information on death information for Addiction.

 

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