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Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 28
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 0
Metro area population, 2008 158,328
Population covered by DAWN 158,328
Percent of population covered by DAWN 100%

Metro area overview: Deaths and population by county, 2008
Counties Drug-related Drug-related suicide Population
Deaths Rate Deaths Rate
Total participating (4) 28 17.7 0 0.0 158,328
1. Giles County, VA 2 11.6 0 0.0 17,249
2. Montgomery County, VA 13 14.4 0 0.0 89,967
3. Pulaski County, VA 9 25.7 0 0.0 34,987
4. Radford City, VA 4 24.8 0 0.0 16,125

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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