Editor’s note: This table is published as supplementary material to the article “Opioids in the USA: Disparities in addiction and incarceration”, which appears on page 6 of our October 2019 issue.
TABLE 1 Summary statistics on demographics, opioid use, and opioid treatment by race categories, 2014. Source: CDC WONDER.
|Opioid related deaths
|Opioid related death rate per 100,000||Opioid related addiction treatment center admissions
|Arrests among opioid related addiction treatment center patients
|Black or African American||12.2%||8.3%||5.2||4.2%||2.9%|
|American Indian or Alaska Native*||0.8%||1.2%||7.4||1.6%||2.0%|
|Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander**||0.2%||0.3%||0.2%|
|Other single race||4.6%||4.4%||3.2%|
|Two or more races*** ✝||5.6%||1.2%||1.4%|
*Created from the TEDSA data by combining American Indian and Alaska Native groups.
**Created from the TEDSA data by combining Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander and Asian or Pacific Islander groups.
***Combines census estimates for all categories including more than one race, such as two or more races and three or more races.
✝All missing data was removed from all data sets.