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Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH


Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 13
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 0
Metro area population, 2008 122,054
Population covered by DAWN 53,528
Percent of population covered by DAWN 44%

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) 13 24.3 0 0.0 53,528
1. Jefferson County, OH*         68,526
2. Brooke County, WV 7 29.8 0 0.0 23,520
3. Hancock County, WV 6 20.0 0 0.0 30,008

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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