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Tulsa, OK: Tulsa County, OK

Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 142
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 17
Population 601,979
Drug-related deaths per 100,000 population 23.6
Drug-related suicide deaths per 100,000 population 2.8

Deaths by manner of death, 2010
Suicide 10.7%
Homicide 0.0%
Could not be determined 6.3%
Accidental 83.0%
Natural 0.0%

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related deaths, 2010
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Opiates/opioids 22 80 102
Benzodiazepines 0 46 46
Stimulants 16 8 24
Antidepressants 1 17 18
Alcohol 0 16 16

Death rates by sex and age: Drug-related, 2010
Sex Deaths per 100,000 population
Male 32.9
Female 14.6

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 2.8
21 to 34 29.8
35 to 54 44.5
55 and over 21.0

Place of death, 2010
Drug-related Deaths
Health care facility 45
Home 76
Public place 0
Other 17
Not documented 4

Drug-related suicide Deaths
Health care facility 7
Home 8
Public place 0
Other *
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 144 142 50 12 17 4
Alcohol 30 16 0 * 4 0
Cocaine 14 12 5 0 * 0
Marijuana 0 * 0 0 0 0
Stimulants 19 24 16 0 * 0
Club drugs * 0 0 0 0 0
Hallucinogens * 0 0 0 0 0
Inhalants * * * 0 * 0
Antidepressants 21 18 * * 7 *
Antipsychotics * * * 0 * 0
Benzodiazepines 46 46 0 4 4 0
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics 8 11 * 4 * 0
Opiates/opioids 101 102 22 7 8 *
– Heroin (specified) * * * 0 0 0
– Methadone 32 19 7 0 0 0
– All other opiates/opioids 80 87 14 7 8 *
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents * 0 0 0 0 0
Salicylates/combinations 0 0 0 0 * 0
Misc. analgesics/combinations 9 11 * 5 * 0
Anticonvulsants * 0 0 * 0 0
Muscle relaxants 10 13 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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