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Narcotics prescriptions by ZIP Code, 2014 New York State recorded 3,547,544 prescriptions written for three narcotics in 2014 in the 13 southernmost counties of New York, a decrease of seven percent. The map and table below shows a breakdown by ZIP code. Totals for the three drugs from 2013 are shown for comparison, as are breakdowns of the totals per 1,000 people in the ZIP code. The data was provided by the state Department of Health, which did not give a specific number when there were fewer than six prescriptions for a given drug in a given ZIP code. Read more