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Utah

Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 375
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 59
State population, 2010 2,784,647
Population covered by DAWN 2,784,647
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 (29) 375 13.5 59 2.1 2,784,647
1. Beaver County 0 0.0 0 0.0 6,268
2. Box Elder County 5 10.0 0 0.0 49,905
3. Cache County 4 3.5 2 1.7 115,281
4. Carbon County 6 30.0 1 5.0 19,994
5. Daggett County 0 0.0 0 0.0 941
6. Davis County 33 11.0 7 2.3 300,843
7. Duchesne County 4 22.3 0 0.0 17,951
8. Emery County 1 9.4 0 0.0 10,632
9. Garfield County 0 0.0 0 0.0 4,627
10. Grand County 3 31.1 0 0.0 9,660
11. Iron County 6 13.2 2 4.4 45,287
12. Juab County 2 19.5 0 0.0 10,245
13. Kane County 2 30.3 0 0.0 6,603
14. Millard County 0 0.0 0 0.0 12,278
15. Morgan County 0 0.0 0 0.0 8,909
16. Piute County 0 0.0 0 0.0 1,431
17. Rich County 0 0.0 0 0.0 2,161
18. Salt Lake County 156 15.1 32 3.1 1,034,992
19. San Juan County 1 6.6 0 0.0 15,049
20. Sanpete County 6 23.1 1 3.9 25,949
21. Sevier County 3 15.0 1 5.0 19,980
22. Summit County 6 16.2 0 0.0 36,970
23. Tooele County 10 17.1 1 1.7 58,337
24. Uintah County 0 0.0 1 3.2 31,539
25. Utah County 61 11.2 7 1.3 545,312
26. Wasatch County 1 4.6 0 0.0 21,602
27. Washington County 22 16.0 1 0.7 137,469
28. Wayne County 0 0.0 0 0.0 2,601
29. Weber County 43 18.5 3 1.3 231,832

Deaths by manner of death, 2010
Suicide 13.6%
Homicide 0.0%
Could not be determined 30.2%
Accidental 55.1%
Natural 1.2%

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related deaths, 2010
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Opiates/opioids 69 248 317
Benzodiazepines 1 98 99
Alcohol 0 66 66
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics 2 63 65
Antidepressants 0 60 60

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related suicide deaths, 2010
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Opiates/opioids 5 26 31
Antidepressants 4 18 22
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics 2 15 17
Benzodiazepines 0 12 12
Muscle relaxants 1 9 10

Death rates by sex and age: Drug-related, 2010
Sex Deaths per 100,000 population
Male 16.6
Female 10.3

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 2.1
21 to 34 21.7
35 to 54 26.0
55 and over 9.5

Death rates by sex and age: Drug-related suicide, 2010
Sex Deaths per 100,000 population
Male 1.9
Female 2.4

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 0.4
21 to 34 1.9
35 to 54 4.3
55 and over 3.1

Place of death, 2010
Drug-related Deaths
Health care facility 94
Home 245
Public place *
Other 34
Not documented *

Drug-related suicide Deaths
Health care facility 9
Home 44
Public place 0
Other 6
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 421 375 101 73 59 20
Alcohol 72 66 0 19 9 0
Cocaine 60 40 6 * * 0
Marijuana 23 0 0 * 0 0
Stimulants 47 32 14 * * *
Club drugs * * 0 0 0 0
Hallucinogens 0 0 0 0 0 0
Inhalants * * * 0 * *
Antidepressants 76 60 0 24 22 4
Antipsychotics 5 * 0 8 * *
Benzodiazepines 104 99 * 23 12 0
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics 84 65 * 26 17 *
Opiates/opioids 351 317 69 35 31 5
– Heroin (specified) 54 62 14 * 4 *
– Methadone 65 63 17 4 4 0
– All other opiates/opioids 277 254 38 33 26 4
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents 0 0 0 0 0 0
Salicylates/combinations 0 0 0 0 * *
Misc. analgesics/combinations 35 28 * 7 4 *
Anticonvulsants 6 6 0 5 * 0
Muscle relaxants 51 49 * 5 10 *

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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