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Table 1 Number of deaths due to intoxication in the study population distributed among substance groups

From: Investigating opioid-related fatalities in southern Sweden: contact with care-providing authorities and comparison of substances

Substancen (%)
Heroin40 (22.2)
Methadone82 (45.6)
Buprenorphine30 (16.7)
Fentanyla,b28 (15.6)
Total180 (100)
  1. aIncluding seven cases where fentanyl findings consisted of acrylfentanyl, acetylfentanyl or furanylfentanyl
  2. bFentanyl is prescribed as patches, tablets and nasal spray in Sweden