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Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 182
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 23
Metro area population, 2009 5,475,213
Population covered by DAWN 2,285,603
Percent of population covered by DAWN 42%

Metro area overview: Deaths and population by county, 2009
County Drug-related Drug-related suicide Population
Deaths Rate Deaths Rate
Area did not participate in DAWN this year.
Total participating (7) 182 8.0 23 1.0 2,285,603
1. Barrow County, GA - - - - 72,158
2. Bartow County, GA - - - - 96,217
3. Butts County, GA - - - - 24,392
4. Carroll County, GA 31 27.0 1 0.9 114,778
5. Cherokee County, GA 6 2.8 2 0.9 215,084
6. Clayton County, GA - - - - 275,772
7. Cobb County, GA - - - - 714,692
8. Coweta County, GA - - - - 127,111
9. Dawson County, GA - - - - 22,555
10. DeKalb County, GA - - - - 747,274
11. Douglas County, GA - - - - 129,703
12. Fayette County, GA - - - - 106,788
13. Forsyth County, GA - - - - 174,520
14. Fulton County, GA 94 9.1 8 0.8 1,033,756
15. Gwinnett County, GA 41 5.1 9 1.1 808,167
16. Haralson County, GA - - - - 28,890
17. Heard County, GA 2 17.3 1 8.7 11,528
18. Henry County, GA - - - - 195,370
19. Jasper County, GA - - - - 13,953
20. Lamar County, GA - - - - 17,550
21. Meriwether County, GA - - - - 22,783
22. Newton County, GA - - - - 99,944
23. Paulding County, GA - - - - 136,655
24. Pickens County, GA - - - - 31,264
25. Pike County, GA 0 0.0 1 5.6 17,721
26. Rockdale County, GA 8 9.5 1 1.2 84,569
27. Spalding County, GA - - - - 64,708
28. Walton County, GA - - - - 87,311

End Notes

1. Drug-related deaths exclude suicides.
2. All death rates are per 100,000 population.
3. A dash (-) represents a blank cell.
SOURCE: Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, SAMHSA, Drug Abuse Warning Network, 2009.

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