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Eugene-Springfield, OR


Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 90
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 20
Metro area population, 2009 351,109
Population covered by DAWN 351,109
Percent of population covered by DAWN 100%

Metro area overview: Deaths and population by county, 2009
County Drug-related Drug-related suicide Population
Deaths Rate Deaths Rate
Total participating (1) 90 25.6 20 5.7 351,109
1. Lane County, OR 90 25.6 20 5.7 351,109

Deaths by manner of death, 2009
Suicide 18.2%
Homicide 0.0%
Could not be determined 1.8%
Accidental 73.6%
Natural 6.4%

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related deaths, 2009
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Opiates/opioids 16 46 62
Alcohol 0 31 31
Stimulants 2 17 19
Antidepressants 0 8 8
Benzodiazepines 0 5 5

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related suicide deaths, 2009
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Benzodiazepines 0 8 8
Alcohol 0 7 7
Opiates/opioids 2 4 6
Antidepressants 1 4 5
Stimulants 0 4 4

Death rates by gender and age: Drug-related, 2009
Gender Deaths per 100,000 population
Male 34.3
Female 17.3

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 *
21 to 34 29.3
35 to 54 39.7
55 and over 31.3

Death rates by gender and age: Drug-related suicide, 2009
Gender Deaths per 100,000 population
Male 4.7
Female 6.7

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 *
21 to 34 7.3
35 to 54 14.3
55 and over *

Place of death, 2009
Drug-related Deaths
Health care facility 24
Home 43
Public place *
Other 20
Not documented 0

Drug-related suicide Deaths
Health care facility *
Home 13
Public place 0
Other 5
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 50 90 32 15 20 6
Alcohol 21 31 0 12 7 0
Cocaine 5 * 0 0 * 0
Marijuana 23 * * * * 0
Stimulants 11 19 * * 4 0
Club drugs * * 0 0 0 0
Hallucinogens 0 0 0 0 0 0
Inhalants 0 0 0 * * *
Antidepressants 15 8 0 4 5 *
Antipsychotics * * 0 0 0 0
Benzodiazepines 19 5 0 8 8 0
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics * * 0 4 * *
Opiates/opioids 41 62 16 5 6 *
– Heroin (specified) 18 21 5 0 0 0
– Methadone 22 21 7 * 0 0
– All other opiates/opioids 14 31 4 4 6 *
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents * 0 0 * * 0
Salicylates/combinations 0 0 0 0 0 0
Misc. analgesics/combinations * 0 0 * * 0
Anticonvulsants 0 * 0 * * 0
Muscle relaxants 6 * 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.