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Figure DRD-7. Mortality due to drug-induced deaths among all adults (15 to 64 years) in European countries [see all figures in this series...]

Part (i) Mortality rates among all adults (15 to 64 years) due to drug-related deaths and 95 % confidence intervals for last year available


(1) EMCDDA computation. Ratio on AIDS cases attributed to IDU (cases due to IDU divided by total number of AIDS cases with known risk factor) applied to Eurostat figures on total numbers of AIDS deaths in each country in 2003.

The calculations of population mortality rates are based on 2005 population sizes as reported by Eurostat.

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Populations and total numbers of death for the EU countries are extracted from Eurostat, for the last year available. AIDS cases by risk factor taken from EuroHIV.

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