What are the racial predilections of cocaine toxicity?

Updated: Sep 01, 2018
  • Author: Lynn Barkley Burnett, MD, EdD, LLB(c); Chief Editor: Sage W Wiener, MD  more...
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Answer

Racial breakdown of DAWN data on ED visits in 2011 is shown in Table 2, below.

Table 2. DAWN Data, 2011 (Open Table in a new window)

Total ED Visits for Cocaine in US

505,224

White

185,748

Black

236,089

Hispanic

49,810

Other/2+ Race/Ethnicities

5086

Unknown

28,490


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