Problem

Accidental poisonings

Incidence:
Accidental poisoning deaths, the fifth leading cause of unintentional fatal injuries in the USA, jumped from 4,331 in 1980 to 5,740 in 1986. Drug poisoning, often by overdoses of illegal drugs, accounted for 4,187, some 73%, of the deaths in 1986.
Broader Problems:
Poisoning
Values:
Accident
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
13.05.1999 – 00:00 CEST