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Death Statistics for Types of Chemical addiction

Deaths and Chemical addiction:

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

Death Statistics for Types of Chemical addiction

Disease

Death Rate Estimate

US deaths estimate

Statistic Used for Calculation

Drug abuse 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)
Alcohol abuse 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)
Nicotine 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
glue sniffing N/A N/A No information
solvent sniffing N/A N/A No information

Types of Chemical addiction

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

 

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