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Oklahoma City, OK

Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 211
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 22
Metro area population, 2010 1,227,395
Population covered by DAWN 1,227,395
Percent of population covered by DAWN 100%

Metro area overview: Deaths and population by county, 2010
County Drug-related Drug-related suicide Population
Deaths Rate Deaths Rate
Total participating (7) 211 17.2 22 1.8 1,227,395
1. Canadian County, OK 7 6.4 1 0.9 109,682
2. Cleveland County, OK 30 12.3 4 1.6 244,641
3. Grady County, OK 6 11.6 0 0.0 51,657
4. Lincoln County, OK 5 15.5 0 0.0 32,207
5. Logan County, OK 4 10.2 2 5.1 39,311
6. McClain County, OK 2 6.0 0 0.0 33,170
7. Oklahoma County, OK 157 21.9 15 2.1 716,727

Deaths by manner of death, 2010
Suicide 9.4%
Homicide 0.0%
Could not be determined 10.3%
Accidental 79.8%
Natural 0.4%

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related deaths, 2010
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Opiates/opioids 43 111 154
Benzodiazepines 2 45 47
Alcohol 0 38 38
Cocaine 6 18 24
Stimulants 16 8 24

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related suicide deaths, 2010
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Opiates/opioids 4 8 12
Antidepressants 3 3 6
Misc. analgesics/combinations 0 5 5

Death rates by sex and age: Drug-related, 2010
Sex Deaths per 100,000 population
Male 18.9
Female 15.6

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 1.4
21 to 34 18.7
35 to 54 32.8
55 and over 18.3

Death rates by sex and age: Drug-related suicide, 2010
Sex Deaths per 100,000 population
Male 2.0
Female 1.6

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 *
21 to 34 1.9
35 to 54 2.8
55 and over 2.5

Place of death, 2010
Drug-related Deaths
Health care facility 61
Home 123
Public place 7
Other 18
Not documented *

Drug-related suicide Deaths
Health care facility 7
Home 14
Public place *
Other 0
Not documented 0

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 147 211 79 16 22 9
Alcohol 27 38 0 * * 0
Cocaine 12 24 6 0 * 0
Marijuana 0 0 0 0 0 0
Stimulants 8 24 16 0 * 0
Club drugs * * 0 0 0 0
Hallucinogens * 0 0 0 0 0
Inhalants 4 * * 0 * *
Antidepressants 19 20 * 5 6 *
Antipsychotics * * * * * *
Benzodiazepines 31 47 * 4 * 0
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics 5 13 * * * 0
Opiates/opioids 100 154 43 8 12 4
– Heroin (specified) 8 5 * 0 0 0
– Methadone 15 31 13 * * 0
– All other opiates/opioids 78 127 28 7 11 4
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents 0 0 0 0 0 0
Salicylates/combinations 0 0 0 0 0 0
Misc. analgesics/combinations 7 8 * 0 5 0
Anticonvulsants * * * 0 0 0
Muscle relaxants 7 13 0 * 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.
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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