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Occasional Paper

Occasional Paper

No.1
Published on 21 August 2000

Drug-related Deaths in Scotland in 1999

G W L Jackson, BSc, MA
Statistician, National Records of Scotland

Dr S K Cole MD, FRCOG, FFCM, FRCP(Ed.)
Consultant Medical Adviser to the Registrar General for Scotland

This paper describes the system by which the Registrar General for Scotland collects information on drug related deaths and the measures which have been taken to improve the quality and coverage of this system.

For more information, contact Statistics Customer Services
(e-mail: statisticscustomerservices@nrscotland.gov.uk ).

A printable PDF version of the report- Drug Related Deaths in Scotland 1999 (345 Kb) is available for downloading.

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