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NT trends in ecstasy and related drug markets 2011 : findings from the Ecstasy and Related Drugs Reporting System (EDRS)

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Title

NT trends in ecstasy and related drug markets 2011 : findings from the Ecstasy and Related Drugs Reporting System (EDRS)

Collection

NT trends in ecstasy and related drug markets; Reports; PublicationNT

Date

2011

Description

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).

Notes

Date:2011; Australian drug trends series No. 80

Language

English

Subject

Drug abuse surveys -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals; Ecstasy (Drug) -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals; Drug abuse -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals

Publisher name

National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales

Place of publication

Sydney (N.S.W)

ISBN

9780733430206

Copyright owner

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Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/242182

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/610318

Page content

71 6.3 Hospital admissions 2008/2009 hospital admissions data are the latest available. These show that the rate of opioid-related admission to NT hospitals in 2008/09 increased to 149.5 per million persons (Figure 44). There has been a gradual upward trend in opioid-related admissions since 2006/07; however, the NT pattern remains consistently lower than the national rate. Figure 44: Opioid-related admissions to NT hospitals by financial year, rate per million persons, 1993/94-2008/09 Source: AIHW. The rate of amphetamine-related admissions to NT hospitals increased from 7.4 per million persons in 2007/08 to 71.9 per million persons in 2008/09 (Figure 45). The 2008/09 NT increase is inconsistent with the decreased national rate of amphetamine-related admissions. Figure 45: Amphetamine-related admissions to NT hospitals by financial year, rate per million persons, 1993/94-2008/09 Source: AIHW. 0 200 400 600 800 1000 NT National 0 50 100 150 200 250 NT National


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