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Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 50
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 13
Metro area population, 2006 6,003,967
Population covered by DAWN 1,283,089
Percent of population covered by DAWN 21%

Metro area overview: Deaths and population by county, 2006
Metro area component Drug-related Drug-related suicide Population
Deaths Rate Deaths Rate
* Area did not participate in DAWN this year.
Total participating (2) 50 3.9 13 1.0 1,283,089
1. Collin County, TX 26 3.7 9 1.3 698,851
2. Dallas County, TX*         2,345,815
3. Delta County, TX*         5,561
4. Denton County, TX 24 4.1 4 0.7 584,238
5. Ellis County, TX*         139,300
6. Hunt County, TX*         83,338
7. Johnson County, TX*         149,016
8. Kaufman County, TX*         93,241
9. Parker County, TX*         106,266
10. Rockwall County, TX*         69,155
11. Tarrant County, TX*         1,671,295
12. Wise County, TX*         57,891

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, 2006 (08/2008 update).

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