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Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 12
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 2
Metro area population, 2008 304,689
Population covered by DAWN 93,312
Percent of population covered by DAWN 31%

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 (3) 12 12.9 2 2.1 93,312
1. Hawkins County, TN*         57,477
2. Sullivan County, TN*         153,900
3. Bristol City, VA 3 17.2 0 0.0 17,424
4. Scott County, VA 3 13.1 1 4.4 22,850
5. Washington County, VA 6 11.3 1 1.9 53,038

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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