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Tulsa, OK: Tulsa County, OK

Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 92
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 10
Population 577,795
Drug-related deaths per 100,000 population 15.9
Drug-related suicide deaths per 100,000 population 1.7

Drug-related deaths by drug category, 2005-2006
Drug category Drug-related Drug-related suicide
Deaths, 2005 Deaths, 2006 Single-drug
deaths, 2006
Deaths, 2005 Deaths, 2006 Single-drug
deaths, 2006
* 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 92 22 8 10 --
Alcohol* 7 15 0 4 -- --
Cocaine 6 11 4 -- 0 --
Marijuana 0 0 0 0 0 --
Stimulants 10 8 -- -- 0 --
Club drugs 0 0 0 0 0 --
Hallucinogens†† 0 0 0 0 0 --
Inhalants 0 0 0 0 0 --
Antidepressants 18 16 0 4 5 --
Antipsychotics -- 4 -- 0 -- --
Benzodiazepines 28 43 0 4 -- --
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics 8 9 0 -- -- --
Opiates/opioids 49 78 15 4 4 --
– Heroin (specified) 0 -- 0 0 0 --
– Methadone 23 42 10 -- 0 --
– All other opiates/opioids 29 44 5 -- 4 --
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents 0 -- 0 0 0 --
Salicylates/combinations -- 0 0 0 0 --
Misc. analgesics/combinations 13 11 0 -- -- --
Anticonvulsants 4 -- 0 0 -- --
Muscle relaxants 13 13 0 -- 0 --

Deaths by manner of death, 2006
Suicide 9.8%
Homicide 0.0%
Could not be determined 3.9%
Accidental 86.3%
Natural 0.0%

Place of death, 2006
Drug-related Deaths
Health care facility 33
Home 54
Public place 4
Other --
Not documented 0

Drug-related suicide Deaths
Health care facility 4
Home 6
Public place 0
Other 0
Not documented 0

Death rates by gender and age: Drug-related, 2006
Gender Deaths per 100,000 population
Male 19.5
Female 12.5

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 5.7
21 to 34 24.8
35 to 54 29.1
55 and over 5.4

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related deaths, 2006
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Opiates/opioids 15 63 78
Benzodiazepines 0 43 43
Antidepressants 0 16 16
Alcohol 0 15 15
Muscle relaxants 0 13 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, 2006 (08/2008 update).

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