Indexed to be 100 % for the mean number of cases over the period 1985–2001.
Due to insufficient data 2002 index not computed. The trends for those countries that provided information can be seen in Figure 12 OL.
Number of cases per country per year are presented in DRDeaths_Tbl 2: Number of 'acute drug-related deaths' recorded in EU countries (according to national definitions), in the 2004 Statistical bulletin.
Source: Reitox national reports 2003, taken from general mortality registries or special registries (forensic or police). Based on national definitions as presented in the methodological notes on national definitions of acute drug-related deaths (2004 Statistical bulletin).