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Albuquerque, NM: Bernalillo County, NM


Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 147
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 31
Population 642,609
Drug-related deaths per 100,000 population 22.9
Drug-related suicide deaths per 100,000 population 4.8

Deaths by manner of death, 2010
Suicide 17.4%
Homicide 0.0%
Could not be determined 2.8%
Accidental 79.8%
Natural 0.0%

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related deaths, 2010
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Opiates/opioids 17 90 107
Benzodiazepines 0 45 45
Alcohol 0 42 42
Cocaine 11 30 41
Antidepressants 0 28 28

Death rates by sex and age: Drug-related, 2010
Sex Deaths per 100,000 population
Male 30.1
Female 15.9

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 3.8
21 to 34 32.5
35 to 54 40.8
55 and over 16.6

Place of death, 2010
Drug-related Deaths
Health care facility 30
Home 97
Public place *
Other 17
Not documented 0

Drug-related suicide Deaths
Health care facility 6
Home 22
Public place *
Other *
Not documented 0

Drug-related deaths by drug category, 2009-2010
Drug category Drug-related Drug-related suicide
Deaths, 2009 Deaths, 2010 Single-drug deaths, 2010 Deaths, 2009 Deaths, 2010 Single-drug deaths, 2010
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 202 147 35 36 31 9
Alcohol 71 42 0 7 5 0
Cocaine 55 41 11 * 0 0
Marijuana 0 0 0 0 0 0
Stimulants 22 12 5 * 0 0
Club drugs * 0 0 0 0 0
Hallucinogens 0 0 0 0 0 0
Inhalants * 0 0 0 0 0
Antidepressants 44 28 0 16 18 0
Antipsychotics 7 11 0 * 9 *
Benzodiazepines 59 45 0 17 9 0
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics 18 12 0 7 5 *
Opiates/opioids 158 107 17 21 16 *
– Heroin (specified) 38 18 4 0 * *
– Methadone 16 21 5 * 0 0
– All other opiates/opioids 112 84 8 18 15 *
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents * 0 0 * * *
Salicylates/combinations 0 0 0 * * *
Misc. analgesics/combinations 13 10 * 12 4 *
Anticonvulsants 7 * 0 7 * 0
Muscle relaxants 15 15 0 6 * 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.
4. A dash (-) represents a blank cell.
SOURCE: Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, SAMHSA, Drug Abuse Warning Network, 2010.

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