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Table 1 Changes in overdose deaths

From: Recent changes in trends of opioid overdose deaths in North America

Country and province Time period Overdose deathsa
From
(Per 100,000 people)
To
(Per 100,000 people)
Percentage change
(%)
Annualized Change
(Per 100,000 people per year)
Canada
 Ontario
  2003–2014 3.0 4.9 65.3% 0.2
2015–2017 5.3 8.9 68.8% 1.3
 British Columbia
  2001–2014 5.8 7.9 36.8% 0.2
2015–2017 11.2 30.1 169.0% 7.4
United States
  2001–2013 3.3 7.9 138.2% 0.4
2014–2017 9.0 15.1 67.7% 1.8
  1. aAs determined by the break point analyses, overdose deaths changed in Ontario in 2015, in British Columbia in 2015 and in the United States in 2014