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Deaths and hospital separations due to illicit drugs, NSW, 1989–1998

Jill Kaldor, Louisa Jorm

New South Wales Public Health Bulletin 11(4) 55 - 56 Published: 2000

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Jill Kaldor

Louisa Jorm

Abstract

The harmful use of illicit drugs contributes to many causes of death and illness, including overdose, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, HIV and AIDS, psychoses, suicide, and low birth-weight.