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Tulsa, OK: Tulsa County, OK


Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 144
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 12
Population 601,961
Drug-related deaths per 100,000 population 23.9
Drug-related suicide deaths per 100,000 population 2.0

Deaths by manner of death, 2009
Suicide 7.7%
Homicide 0.0%
Could not be determined 1.3%
Accidental 91.0%
Natural 0.0%

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related deaths, 2009
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Opiates/opioids 26 75 101
Benzodiazepines 0 46 46
Alcohol 0 30 30
Antidepressants 0 21 21
Stimulants 10 9 19

Death rates by gender and age: Drug-related, 2009
Gender Deaths per 100,000 population
Male 25.8
Female 22.1

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 2.8
21 to 34 29.0
35 to 54 50.1
55 and over 16.7

Place of death, 2009
Drug-related Deaths
Health care facility 31
Home 101
Public place 0
Other 12
Not documented 0

Drug-related suicide Deaths
Health care facility *
Home 8
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 119 144 45 12 12 *
Alcohol 22 30 0 0 * *
Cocaine 17 14 5 0 0 *
Marijuana 0 0 0 0 0 *
Stimulants 11 19 10 0 0 *
Club drugs * * 0 0 0 *
Hallucinogens * * 0 0 0 *
Inhalants * * * * 0 *
Antidepressants 12 21 0 5 * *
Antipsychotics * * * * 0 *
Benzodiazepines 39 46 0 7 4 *
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics 11 8 0 * 4 *
Opiates/opioids 92 101 26 10 7 *
– Heroin (specified) * * * 0 0 *
– Methadone 34 32 11 * 0 *
– All other opiates/opioids 69 80 14 9 7 *
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents 0 * 0 0 0 *
Salicylates/combinations 0 0 0 0 0 *
Misc. analgesics/combinations 8 9 * * 5 *
Anticonvulsants * * 0 * * *
Muscle relaxants 9 10 0 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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