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Provo-Orem, UT

Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 76
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 11
Metro area population, 2006 474,180
Population covered by DAWN 474,180
Percent of population covered by DAWN 100%

Metro area overview: Deaths and population by county, 2006
Metro area component Drug-related Drug-related suicide Population
Deaths Rate Deaths Rate
Total participating (2) 76 16.0 11 2.3 474,180
1. Juab County, UT 2 21.2 2 21.2 9,420
2. Utah County, UT 74 15.9 9 1.9 464,760

Deaths by manner of death, 2006
Suicide 12.6%
Homicide 0.0%
Could not be determined 70.1%
Accidental 16.1%
Natural 1.1%

Place of death, 2006
Drug-related Deaths
Health care facility 26
Home 42
Public place --
Other 5
Not documented 0

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

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related deaths, 2006
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Opiates/opioids 2 69 71
Benzodiazepines 0 34 34
Antidepressants 0 28 28
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics 0 22 22
Cocaine 0 21 21

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related suicide deaths, 2006
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Antidepressants 0 8 8
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics 1 4 5
Opiates/opioids 0 4 4

Death rates by gender and age: Drug-related, 2006
Gender Deaths per 100,000 population
Male 20.4
Female 11.7

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 4.1
21 to 34 26.0
35 to 54 35.4
55 and over 5.0

Death rates by gender and age: Drug-related suicide, 2006
Gender Deaths per 100,000 population
Male 1.7
Female 2.9

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 0.0
21 to 34 3.2
35 to 54 6.6
55 and over 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 73 76 -- 7 11 --
Alcohol* 5 13 -- -- -- --
Cocaine 21 21 -- 0 0 --
Marijuana 12 13 -- -- 0 --
Stimulants 8 10 -- -- -- --
Club drugs 0 0 -- 0 0 --
Hallucinogens†† 0 0 -- 0 0 --
Inhalants 0 0 -- 0 0 --
Antidepressants 27 28 -- 4 8 --
Antipsychotics 8 7 -- 0 -- --
Benzodiazepines 25 34 -- -- -- --
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics 18 22 -- -- 5 --
Opiates/opioids 66 71 -- -- 4 --
– Heroin (specified) -- 4 -- -- 0 --
– Methadone 20 21 -- 0 -- --
– All other opiates/opioids 55 55 -- -- -- --
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents 0 0 -- 0 -- --
Salicylates/combinations 0 0 -- 0 0 --
Misc. analgesics/combinations 9 8 -- -- -- --
Anticonvulsants 8 -- -- 4 -- --
Muscle relaxants 10 13 -- 0 0 --

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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