“drug-abuse” Charts

U.S. Marijuana Seizures by Location »

Of the 1,809,496 kilograms of marijuana seized in the U.S. in 2010, 1,545,138 (85.4%) were seized along the Southwest border.…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 181
Score: 6

Murder Victims by Relationship »

In 2011, family murders accounted for 13.8% of the 12,664 total murders in the U.S., though this percentage may actually…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 299
Score: 5

Is College Turning Students into Drug Abusers? »

Prescription drug use is rampant on college campuses. The use of prescription drugs has increased from 5 million to 45…

Maria Donnelly
by: Maria Donnelly
views: 136
Score: 4

Arrests by Crime Type »

In 2011, there were a total of 12,408,899 arrests made in the United States (not including the 1,424 arrests made…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 233
Score: 4

Relaxing with drugs »

Overall, it seems that women tend to take more mood altering drugs in order to relax. Note, this survey includes…

Alejandro Esquino Gomez
by: Alejandro Esquino Gomez
views: 51
Score: 2

Prevalence of Serious Mental Illness »

In 2008, about 5% of U.S. adults had a serious mental illness (SMI). Women were much more likely to have…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 88

Alcohol-Drug Combination ED Visits »

In 2009, there were approximately 519,650 ED visits caused by users combining alcohol with one or more drugs. The most…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 83

Mexicans Report Fewer Gangs and Drugs »

According to a survey conducted by Gallup, surveyed Mexicans are increasingly less likely to report that gang activity or drug…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 67

Meth Lab Seizures by Region »

The Southeast region of the U.S. (as defined by the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces) was a focal point…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 76

Marijuana Plant Eradication Increasing »

The number of marijuana plants being eradicated in the U.S. is increasing at a fast clip. In 2010, 10.3 million…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 69

Emergency Department Visits by Illicit Drug »

Cocaine causes the most emergency department visits of any illicit drug, garnering 422,896 ED visits by users in 2009. However,…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 78

Police Officers Killed by Day of the Week »

Law enforcement officers are least likely to be feloniously killed on Sundays and most likely to be killed on Thursdays.…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 170

Police Officers are in the Most Danger During P.M. Hours »

Of the 543 U.S. law enforcement officers feloniously killed from 2002-2011, 41.1% were killed from 4:01 p.m. to Midnight. Officers…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 79

Violent Crime Rate by County Size »

In 2011, U.S. metropolitan areas with populations less than 25,000 had the highest violent crime rates, with an average of…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 141

Murder Victims and Offenders by Age »

In 2011, more Americans ages 20-24 were murdered (2,329) than any other age group, comprising 18.4% of all U.S. murder…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 140

Murder Victims by Race and Sex »

In 2011, 42.8% of the murder victims in the U.S. were black males (5.416 victims), making black males the most…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 143

Drug Abuse Violation Arrests »

Possession of marijuana accounted for the largest percentage of arrests for drug abuse violations (43%). Sale/manufacturing of drugs only constituted…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 142

Prescription Painkiller Abuse: ED Visits for Women »

American women ages 25-34 are the most likely women to visit the emergency department due to prescription painkiller misuse or…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 246

Prescription Painkiller Overdose Deaths for Women »

Over the last decade, prescription painkiller overdose deaths have increased dramatically among women. Opioid overdose deaths have increased more than…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 149

Prescription Painkiller Overdose Deaths by Drug »

Methadone has the highest death rate among prescription painkillers, causing over 9 deaths per 100 kilograms of Methadone.

Kristina B.
by: Kristina B.
views: 197

Increased Abuse of Prescription Painkillers »

The prescription painkiller market is growing, but along with increased sales, there are also increased overdose deaths and substance abuse…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 89

Prescription Painkiller Overdose Deaths by Drug »

Methadone has the highest death rate among prescription painkillers, causing over 9 deaths per 100 kilograms of Methadone.

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 305

Prescription Drug Use Increases Among All Ages »

The percentage of Americans taking prescriptions drugs has increased among all age groups. From 2007-2010, almost 90% of Americans age…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 31