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Opioid-Related Hospitalizations Up 64% Nationwide From 2005 To 2014

News | February 13, 2017

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Between 2005 and 2014, there was a 64.1% cumulative increase in the rate of opioid-related inpatient stays, from 136.8 per 100,000 in 2005 to 224.6 per 100,000 in 2014. This represents an annual average growth rate of 5.7%. During the same time frame, there was a 99.4% cumulative increase in the rate of emergency department…

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