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THE OPIOID CRISIS AND THE BLACK/AFRICAN AMERICAN POPULATION
National and state opioid estimates are from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) National Survey on Drug
Use and Health,10 and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Vital Statistics System.
Opioidmisuse. The opioid misuse rate among nonHispanic Blacks is similar to the national population
rate, about 4 percent.2 In 2018, 1.2 million nonHispanic Blacks and 10.3 million people nationally,
aged 12 and older, were estimated to have had opioid misuse in the past year. Opioid-related overdose deaths and deaths involving
selected drugs by race/ethnicity. The opioid-related overdose death rate for the national population increased from 2.9 deaths per 100,000 people in 199912 to 14.9 per 100,000 in 20173—with a large increase in overdose deaths involving synthetic opioids other than
methadone (synthetic opioids, i.e., fentanyl, fentanyl analogs, and tramadol) from 2013 to 2017.3 In 2017,
among non-Hispanic Blacks the opioid-related overdose death rate was 12.9 deaths per 100,000 people . It was the third highest opioid-related
overdose death rate compared to other race/ ethnicities.
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