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Volatile Substance Abuse and Helium Deaths

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Volatile Substance Abuse and Helium Deaths

Last update: 17 August 2021National Statistics Icon
Next update: August 2022
Frequency: Annual

Information on the numbers of deaths which were caused by Volatile Substance Abuse and by Helium, 2020 and previous years.

Contents

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Tables

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Table VSA: Volatile Substance Abuse deaths by sex, by age-group, by whether an abusable Volatile Substance was implicated in the death, and by whether the death was counted as drug-related (in terms of two definitions), registered in Scotland, 2000 to 2020

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Table H: Helium deaths by sex, by age-group, by whether Helium was implicated in the death, and by whether the death was counted as ‘drug-related’ (in terms of two definitions), registered in Scotland, 2000 to 2020

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