ER Visits Involving Selected Illicit Drugs by Older Adults, by Age Group: 2008

chart on ER Visits Involving Selected Illicit Drugs by Older Adults, by Age Group: 2008
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality (September 9, 2010). Figure 2. Emergency Department (ED) Visits Involving Selected Illicit Drugs by Adults Aged 50 or Older, by Age Group: 2008. The DAWN Report: Emergency Department Visits Involving Illicit Drug Use by Older Adults: 2008. Rockville, MD.

 

ER Visits Involving Selected Illicit Drugs by Older Adults, by Age Group: 2008

Age Group Cocaine Heroin Marijuana Illicit Stimulants
Aged 50 to 64 63.8% 26.6% 18.0% 5.3%
Aged 65 to Older 48.3% 23.3% 28.6% 5.5%

Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality (September 9, 2010). Figure 2. Emergency Department (ED) Visits Involving Selected Illicit Drugs by Adults Aged 50 or Older, by Age Group: 2008. The DAWN Report: Emergency Department Visits Involving Illicit Drug Use by Older Adults: 2008. Rockville, MD.

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