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New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA


Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 91
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 3
Metro area population, 2009 1,189,981
Population covered by DAWN 562,981
Percent of population covered by DAWN 47%

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 (4) 91 16.2 3 0.5 562,981
1. Jefferson Parish, LA 78 17.6 2 0.5 443,342
2. Orleans Parish, LA - - - - 354,850
3. Plaquemines Parish, LA 4 19.1 1 4.8 20,942
4. St. Bernard Parish, LA - - - - 40,655
5. St. Charles Parish, LA 6 11.6 0 0.0 51,611
6. St. John the Baptist Parish, LA 3 6.4 0 0.0 47,086
7. St. Tammany Parish, LA - - - - 231,495

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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