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Albuquerque, NM: Bernalillo County, NM

Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 142
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 18
Population 603,783
Drug-related deaths per 100,000 population 23.5
Drug-related suicide deaths per 100,000 population 3.0

Drug-related deaths by drug category, 2004-2005
Drug category Drug-related Drug-related suicide
Deaths,
2004
Deaths,
2005
Single-drug
deaths,
2005
Deaths,
2004
Deaths,
2005
Single-drug
deaths,
2005
* Includes alcohol in combination with other drugs (all ages) and alcohol alone in decedents under age 21.
Includes MDMA (Ecstasy), GHB, flunitrazepam (Rohypnol), and ketamine.
†† Includes PCP, LSD, and miscellaneous hallucinogens.
ALL DRUGS 130 142 37 13 18 8
Alcohol* 38 50 0 6 6 0
Cocaine 47 62 11 -- -- 0
Marijuana 0 5 0 0 0 0
Stimulants 9 10 4 -- -- 0
Club drugs 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hallucinogens†† -- 0 0 0 0 0
Inhalants 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Antidepressants 12 16 0 6 -- --
Antipsychotics 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Benzodiazepines 13 22 -- -- 4 0
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics 4 5 0 0 -- 0
Opiates/opioids 96 109 18 8 10 6
– Heroin (specified) 38 54 13 -- -- --
– Methadone 25 20 4 -- 0 0
– All other opiates/opioids 43 45 -- 6 8 5
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents -- -- 0 -- 0 0
Salicylates/combinations 0 0 0 0 -- 0
Misc. analgesics/combinations 5 -- -- -- 0 0
Anticonvulsants -- 4 0 0 -- 0
Muscle relaxants 4 6 0 0 -- 0

Deaths by manner of death, 2005
Suicide 11.3%
Homicide 0.0%
Could not be determined 5.6%
Natural/accidental 83.1%

Place of death, 2005
Drug-related Deaths
Health care facility 33
Home 60
Public place 19
Other 30
Not documented 0

Drug-related suicide Deaths
Health care facility 4
Home 10
Public place --
Other --
Not documented 0

Death rates by gender and age: Drug-related, 2005
Gender Deaths per 100,000 population
Male 31.8
Female 15.6

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 2.3
21 to 34 28.9
35 to 54 51.1
55 and over 11.2

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related deaths, 2005
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Opiates/opioids 18 91 109
Cocaine 11 51 62
Alcohol 0 50 50
Benzodiazepines 1 21 22
Antidepressants 0 16 16

End Notes
1. Drug-related deaths exclude suicides.
2. All death rates are per 100,000 population.
3. -- A number less than 4 has been suppressed.

SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, SAMHSA, Drug Abuse Warning Network, 2005 (08/2008 update).

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