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. Now available at the county level for 32 states include opioid-related hospitalization discharges and rates per 100,000 population. 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 March 2018. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/opioid-hospitalization-map.html