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Overdose deaths in the US decline. That's not the case in Tennessee



NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) – You may have read the headline that

overdose deaths in the US decreased in 2018

the first decline in decades. While this is the case nationwide, looking at data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that this is not the case in Tennessee.

Estimated overdose deaths increased to 1,939 in 2018, an increase of 4.8% compared to 1,837 confirmed deaths in 2017. The rest is currently unconfirmed by toxicological tests.

Kentucky not only posted a decline, but a larger decline than the nationwide numbers. Prognosed overdose deaths decreased by 1

5.1% in 2018 to 1,573. (1,336 were confirmed) The national rate fell by 5.1%.

The CDC figures do not indicate which drugs are responsible for the number of overdose deaths at the state level, hydrocodone and morphine. Almost half of the cases involved synthetic opioids, including fentanyl and tramadol.

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