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New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 381
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 57
Metro area population, 2010 19,070,430
Population covered by DAWN 3,931,999
Percent of population covered by DAWN 21%

Metro area overview: Deaths and population by county, 2010
County Drug-related Drug-related suicide Population
Deaths Rate Deaths Rate
Area did not participate in DAWN this year.
Total participating (6) 381 9.7 57 1.4 3,931,999
1. Bergen County, NJ - - - - 895,337
2. Essex County, NJ - - - - 769,682
3. Hudson County, NJ - - - - 597,995
4. Hunterdon County, NJ 4 3.1 2 1.5 130,055
5. Middlesex County, NJ - - - - 790,811
6. Monmouth County, NJ - - - - 644,140
7. Morris County, NJ - - - - 488,568
8. Ocean County, NJ - - - - 573,702
9. Passaic County, NJ - - - - 491,797
10. Somerset County, NJ - - - - 326,887
11. Sussex County, NJ - - - - 151,136
12. Union County, NJ 36 6.8 8 1.5 526,472
13. Bronx County, NY - - - - 1,397,329
14. Kings County, NY - - - - 2,567,028
15. Nassau County, NY 116 8.5 10 0.7 1,357,481
16. New York County, NY - - - - 1,629,087
17. Putnam County, NY 13 13.1 5 5.0 99,280
18. Queens County, NY - - - - 2,306,652
19. Richmond County, NY - - - - 491,728
20. Rockland County, NY 32 10.7 6 2.0 300,210
21. Suffolk County, NY 180 11.9 26 1.7 1,518,501
22. Westchester County, NY - - - - 956,022
23. Pike County, PA - - - - 60,529

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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