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Volatile Substance Abuse and Helium Deaths

Volatile Substance Abuse and Helium Deaths

Description

Information on the numbers of deaths which were caused by Volatile Substance Abuse and by Helium, 2017 and previous years.

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Web Only

Official Print Publication

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Last updated: 3 July 2018

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Contents

Main points
Background

Tables

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 2017

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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 2017

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Statistics for other parts of the United Kingdom (UK)

Information for the rest of the UK can be found via the following website links:

England & Wales

(Office for National Statistics) Deaths related to volatile substances and helium in Great Britain

Nothern Ireland

(Nothern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency) Statistics of Death

Note: Figures for England & Wales and/or Northern Ireland may not always be on exactly the same basis as National Records of Scotland (NRS) figures: there can be differences in the coverage of what at first sight appear to be the same statistics.

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