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Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH


Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 37
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 3
Metro area population, 2009 285,624
Population covered by DAWN 136,333
Percent of population covered by DAWN 48%

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) 37 27.1 3 2.2 136,333
1. Boyd County, KY - - - - 48,527
2. Greenup County, KY - - - - 38,020
3. Lawrence County, OH - - - - 62,744
4. Cabell County, WV 29 30.5 3 3.2 95,214
5. Wayne County, WV 8 19.5 0 0.0 41,119

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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