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Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX


Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 92
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 16
Metro area population, 2009 6,447,615
Population covered by DAWN 1,450,247
Percent of population covered by DAWN 22%

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 (2) 92 6.3 16 1.1 1,450,247
1. Collin County, TX 50 6.3 9 1.1 791,631
2. Dallas County, TX - - - - 2,451,730
3. Delta County, TX - - - - 5,410
4. Denton County, TX 42 6.4 7 1.1 658,616
5. Ellis County, TX - - - - 151,737
6. Hunt County, TX - - - - 82,831
7. Johnson County, TX - - - - 156,997
8. Kaufman County, TX - - - - 103,038
9. Parker County, TX - - - - 114,919
10. Rockwall County, TX - - - - 81,391
11. Tarrant County, TX - - - - 1,789,900
12. Wise County, TX - - - - 59,415

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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