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

Part (ii) Mortality rates among all adults (15 to 64 years) due to drug-related deaths and estimated mortality rates due to HIV/AIDS attributable to injection drug use


(1) EMCDDA computation. Proportion of AIDS cases attributed to IDU (cases in the IDU transmission group out of the total number of AIDS cases with known transmission group), applied to Eurostat figures on total numbers of AIDS (HIV-disease) deaths in each country in 2008.

The calculations of population mortality rates are based on 2009 population sizes as reported by Eurostat.

Related links:

Statistical bulletin 2009: Figure DRD-7 part (ii)

Statistical bulletin 2010: Figure DRD-7 part (ii)

See also 'General notes for interpreting data' on the Explanatory notes and help page.


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 ECDC.

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