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Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 81
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 11
Metro area population, 2007 6,145,037
Population covered by DAWN 1,343,047
Percent of population covered by DAWN 22%

Metro area overview: Deaths and population by county, 2007
Metro area component Drug-related Drug-related suicide Population
Deaths Rate Deaths Rate
* Area did not participate in DAWN this year.
Total participating (2) 81 6.0 11 0.8 1,343,047
1. Collin County, TX 43 5.9 9 1.2 730,690
2. Dallas County, TX*         2,366,511
3. Delta County, TX*         5,375
4. Denton County, TX 38 6.2 2 0.3 612,357
5. Ellis County, TX*         143,468
6. Hunt County, TX*         82,945
7. Johnson County, TX*         149,797
8. Kaufman County, TX*         96,373
9. Parker County, TX*         108,687
10. Rockwall County, TX*         73,810
11. Tarrant County, TX*         1,717,435
12. Wise County, TX*         57,589

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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