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Eugene-Springfield, OR

Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 63
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 25
Metro area population, 2010 351,166
Population covered by DAWN 351,166
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 (1) 63 17.9 25 7.1 351,166
1. Lane County, OR 63 17.9 25 7.1 351,166

Deaths by manner of death, 2010
Suicide 28.4%
Homicide 0.0%
Could not be determined 5.7%
Accidental 53.4%
Natural 12.5%

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related deaths, 2010
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Opiates/opioids 9 25 34
Alcohol 0 27 27
Stimulants 3 16 19
Antidepressants 0 14 14
Marijuana 1 10 11

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related suicide deaths, 2010
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Opiates/opioids 3 11 14
Antidepressants 1 7 8
Alcohol 0 6 6

Death rates by sex and age: Drug-related, 2010
Sex Deaths per 100,000 population
Male 22.7
Female 13.4

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 *
21 to 34 11.7
35 to 54 35.3
55 and over 21.2

Death rates by sex and age: Drug-related suicide, 2010
Sex Deaths per 100,000 population
Male 7.0
Female 7.3

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 *
21 to 34 7.3
35 to 54 14.3
55 and over 5.0

Place of death, 2010
Drug-related Deaths
Health care facility 12
Home 34
Public place *
Other 15
Not documented 0

Drug-related suicide Deaths
Health care facility 4
Home 17
Public place 0
Other 4
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 90 63 16 20 25 10
Alcohol 31 27 0 7 6 0
Cocaine * * 0 * 0 0
Marijuana * 11 * * * *
Stimulants 19 19 * 4 * 0
Club drugs * 0 0 0 0 0
Hallucinogens 0 0 0 0 0 0
Inhalants 0 * 0 * * *
Antidepressants 8 14 0 5 8 *
Antipsychotics * 6 * 0 * 0
Benzodiazepines 5 11 0 8 * 0
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics * * 0 * * 0
Opiates/opioids 62 34 9 6 14 *
– Heroin (specified) 21 5 * 0 0 0
– Methadone 21 17 * 0 * *
– All other opiates/opioids 31 21 6 6 12 *
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents 0 * 0 * 0 0
Salicylates/combinations 0 0 0 0 0 0
Misc. analgesics/combinations 0 0 0 * * *
Anticonvulsants * * 0 * * *
Muscle relaxants * * 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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