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NY Suburban, NY

Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 201
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 29
Metro area population, 2008 4,215,581
Population covered by DAWN 1,611,468
Percent of population covered by DAWN 38%

Metro area overview: Deaths and population by county, 2008
Counties Drug-related Drug-related suicide Population
Deaths Rate Deaths Rate
* Area did not participate in DAWN this year.
Total participating (2) 201 12.5 29 1.8 1,611,468
1. Nassau County, NY*         1,351,625
2. Putnam County, NY 13 13.1 2 2.0 99,244
3. Rockland County, NY*         298,545
4. Suffolk County, NY 188 12.4 27 1.8 1,512,224
5. Westchester County, NY*         953,943

End Notes
1. Drug-related deaths exclude suicides.
2. All death rates are per 100,000 population.
3. -- A number less than 4 has been suppressed.
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, SAMHSA, Drug Abuse Warning Network, 2008 (08/2009 update).

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