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Oklahoma City, OK: Oklahoma County, OK


Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 96
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 9
Population 716,704
Drug-related deaths per 100,000 population 13.4
Drug-related suicide deaths per 100,000 population 1.3

Deaths by manner of death, 2009
Suicide 8.6%
Homicide 0.0%
Could not be determined 4.8%
Accidental 85.7%
Natural 1.0%

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related deaths, 2009
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Opiates/opioids 27 35 62
Benzodiazepines 1 23 24
Alcohol 0 16 16
Cocaine 5 5 10
Stimulants 6 2 8

Death rates by gender and age: Drug-related, 2009
Gender Deaths per 100,000 population
Male 17.7
Female 9.3

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 2.4
21 to 34 12.7
35 to 54 29.1
55 and over 10.9

Place of death, 2009
Drug-related Deaths
Health care facility 29
Home 57
Public place *
Other 7
Not documented 0

Drug-related suicide Deaths
Health care facility *
Home 4
Public place 0
Other *
Not documented 0

Drug-related deaths by drug category, 2008-2009
Drug category Drug-related Drug-related suicide
Deaths, 2008 Deaths, 2009 Single-drug deaths, 2009 Deaths, 2008 Deaths, 2009 Single-drug deaths, 2009
NOTES: Alcohol row includes alcohol in combination with other drugs (all ages) and alcohol alone in decedents under age 21. Club drugs row includes MDMA (Ecstasy), GHB, flunitrazepam (Rohypnol), and ketamine. Hallucinogens row includes PCP, LSD, and miscellaneous hallucinogens.
ALL DRUGS 108 96 50 19 9 5
Alcohol 20 16 0 6 * 0
Cocaine 16 10 5 0 0 0
Marijuana 0 0 0 0 0 0
Stimulants 7 8 6 0 0 0
Club drugs 0 * 0 0 0 0
Hallucinogens 0 * 0 0 0 0
Inhalants * 4 * * 0 0
Antidepressants 7 7 5 8 * *
Antipsychotics * * * * 0 0
Benzodiazepines 18 24 * * * 0
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics 5 * 0 * * 0
Opiates/opioids 75 62 27 6 4 *
– Heroin (specified) * 7 4 * 0 0
– Methadone 11 10 5 * 0 0
– All other opiates/opioids 62 46 18 4 4 *
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents 0 0 0 0 0 0
Salicylates/combinations 0 0 0 0 0 0
Misc. analgesics/combinations 6 4 * * 0 0
Anticonvulsants * * 0 0 0 0
Muscle relaxants 5 * 0 * * *

End Notes

1. Drug-related deaths exclude suicides.
2. All death rates are per 100,000 population.
3. An asterisk (*) signifies that a small number of deaths was suppressed to protect privacy.
SOURCE: Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, SAMHSA, Drug Abuse Warning Network, 2009.

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