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Tulsa, OK: Tulsa County, OK

Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 64
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 8
Population 570,627
Drug-related deaths per 100,000 population 11.2
Drug-related suicide deaths per 100,000 population 1.4

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   64 10   8 0
Alcohol*   7 0   4  
Cocaine   6 --   --  
Marijuana   0 0   0  
Stimulants   10 --   --  
Club drugs   0 0   0  
Hallucinogens††   0 0   0  
Inhalants   0 0   0  
Antidepressants   18 --   4  
Antipsychotics   -- 0   0  
Benzodiazepines   28 0   4  
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics   8 0   --  
Opiates/opioids   49 4   4  
– Heroin (specified)   0 0   0  
– Methadone   23 --   --  
– All other opiates/opioids   29 --   --  
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents   0 0   0  
Salicylates/combinations   -- 0   0  
Misc. analgesics/combinations   13 --   --  
Anticonvulsants   4 0   0  
Muscle relaxants   13 0   --  

Deaths by manner of death, 2005
Suicide 11.1%
Homicide 0.0%
Could not be determined 12.5%
Natural/accidental 76.4%

Place of death, 2005
Drug-related Deaths
Health care facility 17
Home 41
Public place --
Other --
Not documented 0

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

Death rates by gender and age: Drug-related, 2005
Gender Deaths per 100,000 population
Male 13.6
Female 8.9

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 2.9
21 to 34 17.5
35 to 54 21.4
55 and over 4.0

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related deaths, 2005
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Opiates/opioids 4 45 49
Benzodiazepines 0 28 28
Antidepressants 1 17 18
Muscle relaxants 0 13 13
Miscellaneous analgesics/combinations 1 12 13

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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