Ohio’s opioid epidemic has continued to evolve to stronger drugs, driving an increase in unintentional overdose deaths. The data shows a significant increase in overdose deaths involving the opioid fentanyl and the emergence of more powerful fentanyl-related drugs like carfentanil.
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On this map you will see 5 attributes being highlighted (Population, Unintentional Drug Overdose Deaths in 2010, Unintentional Drug Overdose Deaths in 2015, High School Diploma or higher, & BA Degree’s or higher). If you wish to highlight a particular attribute, simply click on the ‘Auto Style’ button on the top right corner of the graphs below the map. If you wish to see how specific attributes compare to each other, click anywhere on one of the bar graphs and drag your mouse to highlight specific data. If you wish to see the numbers for your county, simply click on your county on the map.