Trends in Opioid-Related Hospitalizations

Select a State for statistics about opioid-related hospital care, including hospitalization trends between 2009-14 and hospitalizations in 2014 broken down by patient age, sex, geographic area and income. For additional data, access AHRQ statistical briefs as well as Fast Stats, an online tool that provides national and state-specific data on hospital stays and emergency department visits, as well as patient characteristics.

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State Results

Data are currently unavailable for the following states: Alabama, Alaska, Delaware, Idaho, Mississippi, and New Hampshire.

Arizona

Change over five years, 2009-2014: 40% increase (PDF, 185 KB)
Patient sex with highest rate, 2014: Women (264 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Age group with highest rate, 2014: 45-64 (399 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Geographic area with highest rate, 2014: Medium Metropolitan (341 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)
Income group with highest rate, 2014: Lowest income (295 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)

Arkansas

Change over five years, 2009-2014: 24% increase (PDF, 185 KB)
Patient sex with highest rate, 2014: Women (160 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Age group with highest rate, 2014: 25-44 (206 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Geographic area with highest rate, 2014: Medium Metropolitan (150 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)
Income group with highest rate, 2014: Lowest income (148 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)

California

Change over five years, 2009-2014: 30% increase (PDF, 185 KB)
Patient sex with highest rate, 2014: Men (169 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Age group with highest rate, 2014: 65+ (303 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Geographic area with highest rate, 2014: Rural (348 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)
Income group with highest rate, 2014: Lowest income (195 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)

Colorado

Change over five years, 2009-2014: 36% increase (PDF, 185 KB)
Patient sex with highest rate, 2014: Women (206 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Age group with highest rate, 2014: 65+ (354 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Geographic area with highest rate, 2014: Small Metropolitan (347 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)
Income group with highest rate, 2014: Lowest income (272 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)

Connecticut

Change over five years, 2009-2014: 29% increase (PDF, 185 KB)
Patient sex with highest rate, 2014: Men (377 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Age group with highest rate, 2014: 45-64 (516 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Geographic area with highest rate, 2014: City (Large Central Metropolitan) (387 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)
Income group with highest rate, 2014: Lowest income (714 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)

District of Columbia

Change over five years, 2009-2014: NA (PDF, 185 KB)
Patient sex with highest rate, 2014: Men (472 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Age group with highest rate, 2014: 45-64 (1,139 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Geographic area with highest rate, 2014: City (Large Central Metropolitan) (318 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)
Income group with highest rate, 2014: Lowest income (563 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)

Florida

Change over five years, 2009-2014: 39% increase (PDF, 185 KB)
Patient sex with highest rate, 2014: Women (249 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Age group with highest rate, 2014: 25-44 (336 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Geographic area with highest rate, 2014: Rural (264 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)
Income group with highest rate, 2014: Lowest income (264 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)

Georgia

Change over five years, 2009-2014: 100% increase (PDF, 185 KB)
Patient sex with highest rate, 2014: Women (134 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Age group with highest rate, 2014: 65+ (214 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Geographic area with highest rate, 2014: Small Metropolitan (154 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)
Income group with highest rate, 2014: Lowest income (136 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)

Hawaii

Change over five years, 2009-2014: 28% increase (PDF, 185 KB)
Patient sex with highest rate, 2014: Men (164 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Age group with highest rate, 2014: 45-64 (233 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Geographic area with highest rate, 2014: Small Metropolitan (210 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)
Income group with highest rate, 2014: Second Lowest income (195 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)

Illinois

Change over five years, 2009-2014: 5% decrease (PDF, 185 KB)
Patient sex with highest rate, 2014: Men (349 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Age group with highest rate, 2014: 45-64 (599 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Geographic area with highest rate, 2014: City (Large Central Metropolitan) (518 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)
Income group with highest rate, 2014: Lowest income (759 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)

Indiana

Change over five years, 2009-2014: 32% increase (PDF, 185 KB)
Patient sex with highest rate, 2014: Women (216 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Age group with highest rate, 2014: 25-44 (321 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Geographic area with highest rate, 2014: City (Large Central Metropolitan) (269 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)
Income group with highest rate, 2014: Lowest income (267 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)

Iowa

Change over five years, 2009-2014: 11% increase (PDF, 185 KB)
Patient sex with highest rate, 2014: Women (82 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Age group with highest rate, 2014: 65+ (144 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Geographic area with highest rate, 2014: Medium Metropolitan (77 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)
Income group with highest rate, 2014: Lowest income (106 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)

Kansas

Change over five years, 2009-2014: 18% decrease (PDF, 185 KB)
Patient sex with highest rate, 2014: Women (121 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Age group with highest rate, 2014: 65+ (186 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Geographic area with highest rate, 2014: Medium Metropolitan (129 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)
Income group with highest rate, 2014: Lowest income (148 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)

Kentucky

Change over five years, 2009-2014: 24% increase (PDF, 185 KB)
Patient sex with highest rate, 2014: Women (304 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Age group with highest rate, 2014: 25-44 (561 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Geographic area with highest rate, 2014: Suburbs (Large Fringe Metropolitan) (376 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)
Income group with highest rate, 2014: Lowest income (354 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)

Louisiana

Change over five years, 2009-2014: 5% decrease (PDF, 185 KB)
Patient sex with highest rate, 2014: Men (156 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Age group with highest rate, 2014: 25-44 (287 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Geographic area with highest rate, 2014: Medium Metropolitan (182 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)
Income group with highest rate, 2014: Highest income (182 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)

Maine

Change over five years, 2009-2014: 3% increase (PDF, 185 KB)
Patient sex with highest rate, 2014: Women (326 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Age group with highest rate, 2014: 25-44 (620 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Geographic area with highest rate, 2014: Small Metropolitan (330 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)
Income group with highest rate, 2014: Second Lowest income (325 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)

Maryland

Change over five years, 2009-2014: 10% decrease (PDF, 185 KB)
Patient sex with highest rate, 2014: Men (443 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Age group with highest rate, 2014: 45-64 (641 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Geographic area with highest rate, 2014: City (Large Central Metropolitan) (1,541 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)
Income group with highest rate, 2014: Lowest income (1,702 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)

Massachusetts

Change over five years, 2009-2014: 42% increase (PDF, 185 KB)
Patient sex with highest rate, 2014: Men (433 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Age group with highest rate, 2014: 25-44 (689 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Geographic area with highest rate, 2014: Small Metropolitan (682 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)
Income group with highest rate, 2014: Second Lowest income (609 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)

Michigan

Change over five years, 2009-2014: 21% increase (PDF, 185 KB)
Patient sex with highest rate, 2014: Women (237 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Age group with highest rate, 2014: 45-64 (337 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Geographic area with highest rate, 2014: City (Large Central Metropolitan) (318 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)
Income group with highest rate, 2014: Lowest income (352 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)

Minnesota

Change over five years, 2009-2014: 21% increase (PDF, 185 KB)
Patient sex with highest rate, 2014: Women (266 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Age group with highest rate, 2014: 25-44 (325 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Geographic area with highest rate, 2014: Medium Metropolitan (346 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)
Income group with highest rate, 2014: Lowest income (556 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)

Missouri

Change over five years, 2009-2014: 34% increase (PDF, 185 KB)
Patient sex with highest rate, 2014: Women (263 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Age group with highest rate, 2014: 25-44 (462 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Geographic area with highest rate, 2014: City (Large Central Metropolitan) (345 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)
Income group with highest rate, 2014: Lowest income (362 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)

Montana

Change over five years, 2009-2014: 24% increase (PDF, 185 KB)
Patient sex with highest rate, 2014: Women (264 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Age group with highest rate, 2014: 65+ (352 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Geographic area with highest rate, 2014: Small Metropolitan (264 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)
Income group with highest rate, 2014: Lowest income (278 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)

Nebraska

Change over five years, 2009-2014: 8% increase (PDF, 185 KB)
Patient sex with highest rate, 2014: Women (94 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Age group with highest rate, 2014: 65+ (146 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Geographic area with highest rate, 2014: Medium Metropolitan (82 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)
Income group with highest rate, 2014: Lowest income (109 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)

Nevada

Change over five years, 2009-2014: 26% increase (PDF, 185 KB)
Patient sex with highest rate, 2014: Women (198 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Age group with highest rate, 2014: 45-64 (272 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Geographic area with highest rate, 2014: Small Metropolitan (411 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)
Income group with highest rate, 2014: Lowest income (229 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)

New Jersey

Change over five years, 2009-2014: 14% increase (PDF, 185 KB)
Patient sex with highest rate, 2014: Men (327 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Age group with highest rate, 2014: 25-44 (470 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Geographic area with highest rate, 2014: Medium Metropolitan (446 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)
Income group with highest rate, 2014: Lowest income (528 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)

New Mexico

Change over five years, 2009-2014: 25% increase (PDF, 185 KB)
Patient sex with highest rate, 2014: Women (225 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Age group with highest rate, 2014: 25-44 (341 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Geographic area with highest rate, 2014: Medium Metropolitan (265 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)
Income group with highest rate, 2014: Lowest income (257 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)

New York

Change over five years, 2009-2014: 3% increase (PDF, 185 KB)
Patient sex with highest rate, 2014: Men (467 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Age group with highest rate, 2014: 45-64 (556 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Geographic area with highest rate, 2014: City (Large Central Metropolitan) (377 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)
Income group with highest rate, 2014: Lowest income (496 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)

North Carolina

Change over five years, 2009-2014: 71% increase (PDF, 185 KB)
Patient sex with highest rate, 2014: Women (240 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Age group with highest rate, 2014: 25-44 (334 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Geographic area with highest rate, 2014: Medium Metropolitan (260 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)
Income group with highest rate, 2014: Lowest income (279 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)

North Dakota

Change over five years, 2009-2014: NA (PDF, 185 KB)
Patient sex with highest rate, 2014: Women (190 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Age group with highest rate, 2014: 65+ (245 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Geographic area with highest rate, 2014: Rural (165 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)
Income group with highest rate, 2014: Lowest income (253 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)

Ohio

Change over five years, 2009-2014: 52% increase (PDF, 185 KB)
Patient sex with highest rate, 2014: Women (307 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Age group with highest rate, 2014: 25-44 (565 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Geographic area with highest rate, 2014: City (Large Central Metropolitan) (350 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)
Income group with highest rate, 2014: Lowest income (432 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)

Oklahoma

Change over five years, 2009-2014: 17% increase (PDF, 185 KB)
Patient sex with highest rate, 2014: Women (187 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Age group with highest rate, 2014: 45-64 (224 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Geographic area with highest rate, 2014: Medium Metropolitan (204 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)
Income group with highest rate, 2014: Lowest income (178 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)

Oregon

Change over five years, 2009-2014: 60% increase (PDF, 185 KB)
Patient sex with highest rate, 2014: Women (346 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Age group with highest rate, 2014: 65+ (600 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Geographic area with highest rate, 2014: City (Large Central Metropolitan) (501 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)
Income group with highest rate, 2014: Lowest income (359 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)

Pennsylvania

Change over five years, 2009-2014: 59% increase (PDF, 185 KB)
Patient sex with highest rate, 2014: Men (300 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Age group with highest rate, 2014: 25-44 (506 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Geographic area with highest rate, 2014: City (Large Central Metropolitan) (432 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)
Income group with highest rate, 2014: Lowest income (469 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)

Rhode Island

Change over five years, 2009-2014: 55% increase (PDF, 185 KB)
Patient sex with highest rate, 2014: Men (422 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Age group with highest rate, 2014: 25-44 (624 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Geographic area with highest rate, 2014: City (Large Central Metropolitan) (415 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)
Income group with highest rate, 2014: Lowest income (632 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)

South Carolina

Change over five years, 2009-2014: 32% increase (PDF, 185 KB)
Patient sex with highest rate, 2014: Women (158 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Age group with highest rate, 2014: 25-44 (201 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Geographic area with highest rate, 2014: Rural (176 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)
Income group with highest rate, 2014: Lowest income (163 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)

South Dakota

Change over five years, 2009-2014: 60% increase (PDF, 185 KB)
Patient sex with highest rate, 2014: Women (148 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Age group with highest rate, 2014: 65+ (218 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Geographic area with highest rate, 2014: Rural (133 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)
Income group with highest rate, 2014: Lowest income (134 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)

Tennessee

Change over five years, 2009-2014: 43% increase (PDF, 185 KB)
Patient sex with highest rate, 2014: Women (279 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Age group with highest rate, 2014: 25-44 (373 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Geographic area with highest rate, 2014: Small Metropolitan (336 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)
Income group with highest rate, 2014: Lowest income 288 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)

Texas

Change over five years, 2009-2014: 16% increase (PDF, 185 KB)
Patient sex with highest rate, 2014: Women (106 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Age group with highest rate, 2014: 65+ (178 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Geographic area with highest rate, 2014: City (Large Central Metropolitan) (109 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)
Income group with highest rate, 2014: Lowest income (115 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)

Utah

Change over five years, 2009-2014: 51% increase (PDF, 185 KB)
Patient sex with highest rate, 2014: Women (219 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Age group with highest rate, 2014: 25-44 (325 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Geographic area with highest rate, 2014: Suburbs (Large Fringe Metropolitan) (249 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)
Income group with highest rate, 2014: Lowest income (260 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)

Vermont

Change over five years, 2009-2014: 47% increase (PDF, 185 KB)
Patient sex with highest rate, 2014: Women (257 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Age group with highest rate, 2014: 25-44 (449 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Geographic area with highest rate, 2014: Rural (206 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)
Income group with highest rate, 2014: Second Lowest income (257 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)

Virginia

Change over five years, 2009-2014: 38% increase (PDF, 185 KB)
Patient sex with highest rate, 2014: Women (177 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Age group with highest rate, 2014: 25-44 (239 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Geographic area with highest rate, 2014: Medium Metropolitan (243 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)
Income group with highest rate, 2014: Lowest income (304 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)

Washington

Change over five years, 2009-2014: 60% increase (PDF, 185 KB)
Patient sex with highest rate, 2014: Women (347 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Age group with highest rate, 2014: 65+ (505 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Geographic area with highest rate, 2014: Suburbs (Large Fringe Metropolitan) (350 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)
Income group with highest rate, 2014: Lowest income (446 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)

West Virginia

Change over five years, 2009-2014: 49% increase (PDF, 185 KB)
Patient sex with highest rate, 2014: Women (371 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Age group with highest rate, 2014: 25-44 (740 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Geographic area with highest rate, 2014: Medium Metropolitan (387 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)
Income group with highest rate, 2014: Lowest income (349 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)

Wisconsin

Change over five years, 2009-2014: 19% increase (PDF, 185 KB)
Patient sex with highest rate, 2014: Women (238 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Age group with highest rate, 2014: 65+ (325 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Geographic area with highest rate, 2014: City (Large Central Metropolitan) (371 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)
Income group with highest rate, 2014: Lowest income (301 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)

Wyoming

Change over five years, 2009-2014: 17% increase (PDF, 185 KB)
Patient sex with highest rate, 2014: Women (118 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Age group with highest rate, 2014: 25-44 (143 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 345 KB)
Geographic area with highest rate, 2014: Small Metropolitan (121 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)
Income group with highest rate, 2014: Second Lowest income (101 per 100,000 people) (PDF, 387 KB)
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Page originally created July 2017
Internet Citation: Trends in Opioid-Related Hospitalizations. Content last reviewed August 2017. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/opioid-hospitalization-map.html