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Oklahoma

Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 638
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 58
State population, 2010 3,687,417
Population covered by DAWN 3,687,417
Percent of population covered by DAWN 100%

State overview: Deaths and population by county, 2010
County Drug-related Drug-related suicide Population
Deaths Rate Deaths Rate
Total participating (77) 638 17.3 58 1.6 3,687,417
1. Adair County 3 13.7 0 0.0 21,860
2. Alfalfa County 0 0.0 0 0.0 5,481
3. Atoka County 0 0.0 0 0.0 14,501
4. Beaver County 0 0.0 0 0.0 5,272
5. Beckham County 3 14.2 0 0.0 21,119
6. Blaine County 2 15.9 0 0.0 12,610
7. Bryan County 7 17.2 0 0.0 40,789
8. Caddo County 2 6.6 0 0.0 30,397
9. Canadian County 7 6.4 1 0.9 109,682
10. Carter County 17 35.2 0 0.0 48,327
11. Cherokee County 9 19.6 0 0.0 46,034
12. Choctaw County 6 40.3 0 0.0 14,876
13. Cimarron County 0 0.0 0 0.0 2,630
14. Cleveland County 30 12.3 4 1.6 244,641
15. Coal County 1 17.1 0 0.0 5,858
16. Comanche County 8 7.1 1 0.9 113,256
17. Cotton County 0 0.0 0 0.0 6,282
18. Craig County 1 6.6 0 0.0 15,159
19. Creek County 13 18.5 2 2.8 70,249
20. Custer County 1 3.7 0 0.0 26,722
21. Delaware County 4 9.9 0 0.0 40,563
22. Dewey County 0 0.0 0 0.0 4,405
23. Ellis County 0 0.0 0 0.0 3,926
24. Garfield County 6 10.2 0 0.0 58,935
25. Garvin County 7 25.8 1 3.7 27,115
26. Grady County 6 11.6 0 0.0 51,657
27. Grant County 0 0.0 0 0.0 4,317
28. Greer County 1 17.1 0 0.0 5,831
29. Harmon County 0 0.0 0 0.0 2,844
30. Harper County 0 0.0 0 0.0 3,377
31. Haskell County 3 24.2 0 0.0 12,395
32. Hughes County 2 14.5 0 0.0 13,820
33. Jackson County 2 7.9 0 0.0 25,372
34. Jefferson County 3 47.5 0 0.0 6,321
35. Johnston County 5 47.8 0 0.0 10,470
36. Kay County 7 15.2 0 0.0 46,116
37. Kingfisher County 1 7.0 0 0.0 14,386
38. Kiowa County 1 11.0 0 0.0 9,103
39. Latimer County 1 9.4 0 0.0 10,623
40. Le Flore County 7 14.0 3 6.0 49,920
41. Lincoln County 5 15.5 0 0.0 32,207
42. Logan County 4 10.2 2 5.1 39,311
43. Love County 3 32.9 1 11.0 9,125
44. Major County 1 13.9 0 0.0 7,191
45. Marshall County 4 26.6 1 6.7 15,018
46. Mayes County 8 20.0 2 5.0 40,067
47. McClain County 2 6.0 0 0.0 33,170
48. McCurtain County 3 9.0 0 0.0 33,372
49. McIntosh County 5 25.2 0 0.0 19,804
50. Murray County 4 30.9 0 0.0 12,964
51. Muskogee County 14 19.6 0 0.0 71,417
52. Noble County 0 0.0 0 0.0 10,951
53. Nowata County 1 9.5 0 0.0 10,529
54. Okfuskee County 1 9.2 0 0.0 10,926
55. Oklahoma County 157 21.9 15 2.1 716,727
56. Okmulgee County 11 28.0 0 0.0 39,296
57. Osage County 4 8.9 0 0.0 45,064
58. Ottawa County 3 9.5 0 0.0 31,630
59. Pawnee County 9 54.8 0 0.0 16,420
60. Payne County 10 12.5 0 0.0 79,731
61. Pittsburg County 9 19.9 1 2.2 45,218
62. Pontotoc County 9 24.0 1 2.7 37,424
63. Pottawatomie County 6 8.5 0 0.0 70,275
64. Pushmataha County 2 16.9 1 8.5 11,814
65. Roger Mills County 0 0.0 0 0.0 3,408
66. Rogers County 12 14.0 1 1.2 85,663
67. Seminole County 3 12.3 0 0.0 24,299
68. Sequoyah County 9 21.7 1 2.4 41,436
69. Stephens County 11 25.3 2 4.6 43,493
70. Texas County 2 9.5 0 0.0 21,136
71. Tillman County 2 25.7 0 0.0 7,797
72. Tulsa County 142 23.6 17 2.8 601,979
73. Wagoner County 9 12.8 1 1.4 70,408
74. Washington County 5 9.9 0 0.0 50,711
75. Washita County 0 0.0 0 0.0 11,813
76. Woods County 0 0.0 0 0.0 8,420
77. Woodward County 2 10.0 0 0.0 19,963

Deaths by manner of death, 2010
Suicide 8.3%
Homicide 0.3%
Could not be determined 9.6%
Accidental 81.3%
Natural 0.4%

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related deaths, 2010
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Opiates/opioids 122 334 456
Benzodiazepines 3 164 167
Stimulants 65 36 101
Alcohol 0 95 95
Antidepressants 10 71 81

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related suicide deaths, 2010
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Opiates/opioids 7 23 30
Antidepressants 8 12 20
Alcohol 0 12 12
Benzodiazepines 1 11 12
Misc. analgesics/combinations 0 10 10

Death rates by sex and age: Drug-related, 2010
Sex Deaths per 100,000 population
Male 21.0
Female 13.7

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 1.8
21 to 34 20.7
35 to 54 35.6
55 and over 13.6

Death rates by sex and age: Drug-related suicide, 2010
Sex Deaths per 100,000 population
Male 1.9
Female 1.3

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 *
21 to 34 1.9
35 to 54 2.9
55 and over 1.6

Place of death, 2010
Drug-related Deaths
Health care facility 173
Home 371
Public place 19
Other 68
Not documented 7

Drug-related suicide Deaths
Health care facility 15
Home 37
Public place *
Other 4
Not documented *

Drug-related deaths by drug category, 2009-2010
Drug category Drug-relatedDrug-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 570 638 241 54 58 19
Alcohol 111 95 0 13 12 0
Cocaine 32 46 17 0 * 0
Marijuana * * 0 0 0 0
Stimulants 67 101 65 * * 0
Club drugs * * 0 0 0 0
Hallucinogens * 0 0 0 0 0
Inhalants 10 6 6 0 * *
Antidepressants 74 81 10 17 20 8
Antipsychotics 8 9 4 * * *
Benzodiazepines 144 167 * 11 12 *
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics 32 47 4 12 7 0
Opiates/opioids 424 456 122 24 30 7
– Heroin (specified) 13 7 * 0 0 0
– Methadone 90 98 43 * * 0
– All other opiates/opioids 346 371 76 23 29 7
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents * 0 0 0 0 0
Salicylates/combinations 0 * 0 0 * 0
Misc. analgesics/combinations 22 28 * 10 10 0
Anticonvulsants * 4 * * 0 0
Muscle relaxants 41 54 0 * 4 *

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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