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Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 21
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 4
Metro area population, 2007 157,614
Population covered by DAWN 157,614
Percent of population covered by DAWN 100%

Metro area overview: Deaths and population by county, 2007
Metro area component Drug-related Drug-related suicide Population
Deaths Rate Deaths Rate
Total participating (4) 21 13.3 4 2.5 157,614
1. Giles County, VA 2 11.6 0 0.0 17,228
2. Montgomery County, VA 9 10.1 4 4.5 89,193
3. Pulaski County, VA 9 25.7 0 0.0 35,060
4. Radford City, VA 1 6.2 0 0.0 16,133

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, 2007 (08/2008 update).

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