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Wheeling, WV-OH


Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 11
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 1
Metro area population, 2008 144,847
Population covered by DAWN 76,872
Percent of population covered by DAWN 53%

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) 11 14.3 1 1.3 76,872
1. Belmont County, OH*         67,975
2. Marshall County, WV 6 18.3 0 0.0 32,766
3. Ohio County, WV 5 11.3 1 2.3 44,106

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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