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Table DRD-0. Drug-induced deaths recorded in EU Member States according to national definitions: sources and bibliographic references

BulgariaNational Statistical Institute
Czech RepublicNarodni monitorovaci stredisko pro drogy a drogove zavislosti and SSLST CLS JEP (2009) Specialni registr umrti spojenych s uzivanim drog v r. 2008. Praha: NMS. (Special Mortality Register - Drug-Related Deaths in 2008. Prague: National Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction) Notes: unpublished
DenmarkThe Danish General Mortality Registry
GermanyBundeskriminalamt (2009). Rauschgiftkriminalitaet - Bundeslagebild 2008 - Tabellenanhang. Wiesbaden: Bundeskriminalamt.
EstoniaGeneral Mortality Registry, National Institute for Health Development (Mr. Gleb Denissov)
IrelandNational Drug-Related Deaths Index (NDRDI) uses data from several sources: the Coroners Service, the acute hospital sector through the Hospital In-Patient Enquiry Scheme (HIPE), the Central Treatment List (CTL) and the General Mortality Register (GMR). The data in the above tables is from the NDRDI
GreeceHellenic Police, 2008
SpainUnpublished data
FranceSpecial extraction perfomed by the GMR at our request
ItalyAnnual Report from the Ministry of the Interior - Central Directorate for Anti-Drug Services
CyprusCyprus NFP (2009). The situation of illicit drug use in Cyprus. Presentation from EKTEPN. Special Registry, National Focal Point.
LatviaDeath Causes Database
LithuaniaNarkotiku kontroles depertamento prie Lietuvos Respublikos Vyriausybes metinis pranesimas: 2009 / parenge Narkotiku kontroles departamentas prie Lietuvos Respublikos Vyriausybes. - Vilnius, 2009.
LuxembourgRegister of Drug Unit of the Judicial Police
HungaryNational Statistical Data Collection Programme (OSAP)(number 1211/04)
MaltaNational Mortality Registry - Department of Health Information 2006
NetherlandsCauses of Death Statistics, held by Statistics Netherlands (CBS).
AustriaSuchtgiftbezogene Todesfaelle-Statistik; Federal Ministry of Health
PolandData extraction from General Mortality Registry for Reitox National Focal Point
RomaniaBucharest Forensic institute, National Institute of Statistics
SloveniaNational Institute of Public Health: General Mortality Registry.
SlovakiaData are collected from workplaces of forensic medicine, within their internal data collection electronical tool (e-pitva, i.e. "e-autopsy") and from its database are reported solely for the purposes of the National Report.
FinlandCause of death statistics, Statistics Finland. Unpublished data.
SwedenThe Swedish Causes of Death Registry, The National Board of Health and Welfare
United KingdomGMRs for England & Wales, Scotland & Northern Ireland. Wells, C. (2009). ‘Deaths related to drug poisoning in England and Wales, 2008'. Health Statistics Quarterly, Autumn, 43: 48-55. Available at: http://www.statistics.gov.uk/downloads/theme_health/HSQ43.pdf GROS. (2009). Drug-Related Deaths in Scotland in 2008. Edinburgh: General Register Office (Scotland). 12 August 2008. Available at: http://www.gro-scotland.gov.uk/files2/stats/drug-related-deaths/drug-related-deaths-in-scotland-in-2008.pdf NISRA. (2009).Drug related deaths and deaths due to drug misuse registered in Northern Ireland (1997-2007). Belfast: Northern Ireland Statistics & Research Agency. 26 February 2009. Available at: http://www.nisra.gov.uk/archive/demography/publications/DrugDeaths.pdf"
CroatiaCroatian Central Bureau of Statistics
TurkeyExpert Reports of The Council of Forensic Medicine and Turkish National Police
NorwayStatistics, Norway.

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