Death rates by specific causes vary across the 50 states and the District of Columbia. CDC analyzed National Vital Statistics System data to provide national and state-specific estimates of potentially preventable deaths among the five leading causes of death in and compared these estimates with estimates previously published for A better understanding of progress made in reducing potentially preventable deaths in the United States might inform state and regional efforts targeting the prevention of premature deaths from the five leading causes in the United States.
To determine significant changes in the number of potentially preventable deaths for the five leading causes of death in the United States, CDC analyzed National Vital Statistics System mortality data from 1 using the same analytic model presented in the original report that used data as benchmarks 2.
Further detail on age-adjusted rates by state and cause can be found in yearly publications on final death data 1. Population estimates for and were produced by the U. Census Bureau. The calculations of potentially preventable deaths were restricted to U. Analysis was restricted to deaths with an underlying cause of death among the five leading causes, based on International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision ICD codes.
The number of potentially preventable deaths for each of the five leading causes of death by state in was calculated in four steps. The first step was to calculate and rank state disease-specific death rates by age group.
Using — data, the three states with the lowest observed death rates for each age group and specific cause of death category were selected and their death rates averaged across the three states to calculate a lowest average age-specific death rate for each cause of death. For example, during —10, among persons aged 40—49 years, the three states with the lowest rate of death from unintentional injuries were Maryland, New Jersey, and New York, and the benchmark average was The average of the lowest three states was chosen to minimize the effect of any extreme outlier and to represent the low end of the distribution of death rates among the states.
The second step was to calculate expected deaths for each age group and state by multiplying the age-specific state populations for by the benchmark death rates i. These state-specific and cause-specific expected death counts represent the number of deaths expected if all states were to achieve the death rate benchmarks 2. Third, the potentially preventable deaths were calculated by subtracting expected deaths from observed deaths. Finally, the same benchmark death rates for each cause were used to calculate potentially preventable deaths by repeating the third and fourth steps with population and mortality data.
Specifically, the number of expected deaths in was calculated by multiplying the benchmark death rates by the age-specific populations; these expected counts were then subtracted from observed deaths. Results are presented for the United States as a whole, by state, and by the 10 U. Department of Health and Human Services regions. Decreases in age-adjusted death rates from cancer were observed across all U.
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He performed the autopsy and he believes she did not have cancer, and that she died of a morphine overdose. The hospital says that Reeves is wrong. I don't think she got. Alvin Smith, director of Halifax's oncology center.
But the hospice records were incomplete. Some orders for morphine are unsigned and undated. Others were signed in June, three months after Cindy's mother died. Physicians didn't sign their orders in a timely manner. We are not perfect. It is a documentation issue and it doesn't harm patients in any way. But the poor record keeping means no one can be sure how much morphine Comford was given.
To add to the confusion, Cindy says her mother did not need the morphine in the first place. Her mother, she says, was not in pain, but was simply nervous and frightened.
Nurses' notes do not indicate that Cindy's mother was in pain for most of her illness. Then at a. The vest restraint was used to immobilize her. Apparently it worked: By that same day, medical records show that she was sleeping comfortably.
Poly drug use often carries more risk than use of a single drug, due to an increase in side effects, and drug synergy. For example, the chance of death from overdosing on opiates is greatly increased when they are consumed in conjunction with alcohol. For example, while marijuana does not cause fatal overdoses, being intoxicated by it can increase the chance of fatal traffic collisions. Drug use and overdoses increased significantly in the s due to the commercialization and availability of certain drugs.
For example, while opium and coca had been used for centuries, their active ingredients , morphine and the cocaine alkaloid, were not isolated until and respectively. Efforts to prohibit various drugs began to be enacted in the early 20th century, though the effectiveness of such policies is debated. Deaths from drug overdoses are increasing. This alphabetical list contains notable people whose deaths can be reliably sourced to be the result of drug overdose or acute drug intoxication.
Where sources indicate drug overdose or intoxication was only suspected to be the cause of death, this will be specified in the 'notes' column. Where sources are able to indicate, deaths are specified as 'suicide', 'accidental', 'undetermined', or otherwise in the 'cause' column. Where sources do not explicitly state intent, they will be listed in this column as 'unknown'. Deaths from accidents or misadventure caused by drug overdoses or intoxication are also included on this list.
Deaths from long-term effects of drugs, such as tobacco-related cancers and cirrhosis from alcohol, are not included, nor are deaths from lethal injection or legal euthanasia.
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