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Oklahoma

Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 542
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 69
Metro area population, 2007 3,617,316
Population covered by DAWN 3,617,316
Percent of population covered by DAWN 100%

State overview: Deaths and population by county, 2007
Counties Drug-related Drug-related suicide Population
Deaths Rate Deaths Rate
Total participating (77) 542 15.0 69 1.9 3,617,316
1. Adair County 1 4.6 0 0.0 21,902
2. Alfalfa County 0 0.0 0 0.0 5,593
3. Atoka County 1 6.9 0 0.0 14,512
4. Beaver County 0 0.0 0 0.0 5,380
5. Beckham County 6 30.5 0 0.0 19,700
6. Blaine County 0 0.0 0 0.0 12,475
7. Bryan County 9 22.7 2 5.1 39,563
8. Caddo County 6 20.5 1 3.4 29,296
9. Canadian County 9 8.7 2 1.9 103,559
10. Carter County 6 12.6 1 2.1 47,582
11. Cherokee County 11 24.2 0 0.0 45,393
12. Choctaw County 2 13.3 0 0.0 15,011
13. Cimarron County 0 0.0 0 0.0 2,664
14. Cleveland County 14 5.9 4 1.7 236,452
15. Coal County 0 0.0 1 17.5 5,709
16. Comanche County 10 8.8 2 1.8 113,811
17. Cotton County 1 15.9 0 0.0 6,299
18. Craig County 2 13.2 0 0.0 15,195
19. Creek County 13 18.8 0 0.0 69,073
20. Custer County 2 7.7 0 0.0 26,111
21. Delaware County 2 4.9 0 0.0 40,406
22. Dewey County 0 0.0 0 0.0 4,338
23. Ellis County 1 25.6 0 0.0 3,911
24. Garfield County 2 3.5 2 3.5 57,657
25. Garvin County 2 7.4 0 0.0 27,141
26. Grady County 4 7.9 2 4.0 50,615
27. Grant County 0 0.0 0 0.0 4,497
28. Greer County 1 17.2 0 0.0 5,810
29. Harmon County 0 0.0 0 0.0 2,837
30. Harper County 0 0.0 0 0.0 3,254
31. Haskell County 0 0.0 0 0.0 12,059
32. Hughes County 0 0.0 1 7.3 13,680
33. Jackson County 3 11.6 0 0.0 25,778
34. Jefferson County 0 0.0 0 0.0 6,273
35. Johnston County 1 9.6 0 0.0 10,402
36. Kay County 3 6.6 0 0.0 45,638
37. Kingfisher County 2 14.0 0 0.0 14,320
38. Kiowa County 1 10.6 0 0.0 9,456
39. Latimer County 0 0.0 1 9.5 10,508
40. Le Flore County 8 16.1 1 2.0 49,715
41. Lincoln County 5 15.5 0 0.0 32,272
42. Logan County 3 8.2 0 0.0 36,435
43. Love County 2 21.9 0 0.0 9,112
44. Major County 0 0.0 0 0.0 7,190
45. Marshall County 0 0.0 0 0.0 14,830
46. Mayes County 6 15.1 2 5.0 39,627
47. Mcclain County 4 12.6 1 3.1 31,849
48. McCurtain County 8 23.9 1 3.0 33,539
49. McIntosh County 2 10.1 0 0.0 19,709
50. Murray County 2 15.8 1 7.9 12,695
51. Muskogee County 12 16.9 1 1.4 71,116
52. Noble County 1 9.0 0 0.0 11,124
53. Nowata County 2 18.7 1 9.3 10,723
54. Okfuskee County 3 26.7 0 0.0 11,248
55. Oklahoma County 142 20.2 14 2.0 701,807
56. Okmulgee County 4 10.2 2 5.1 39,300
57. Osage County 4 8.8 1 2.2 45,523
58. Ottawa County 2 6.2 1 3.1 32,474
59. Pawnee County 2 12.2 0 0.0 16,447
60. Payne County 5 6.3 1 1.3 79,931
61. Pittsburg County 8 17.9 0 0.0 44,711
62. Pontotoc County 6 16.4 1 2.7 36,571
63. Pottawatomie County 9 13.0 1 1.4 69,038
64. Pushmataha County 0 0.0 0 0.0 11,666
65. Roger Mills County 0 0.0 0 0.0 3,308
66. Rogers County 9 10.8 2 2.4 83,105
67. Seminole County 3 12.4 0 0.0 24,179
68. Sequoyah County 6 14.6 0 0.0 41,024
69. Stephens County 7 16.2 1 2.3 43,322
70. Texas County 2 10.0 0 0.0 20,032
71. Tillman County 0 0.0 0 0.0 8,148
72. Tulsa County 142 24.3 17 2.9 585,068
73. Wagoner County 14 20.8 0 0.0 67,239
74. Washington County 3 6.0 1 2.0 49,888
75. Washita County 1 8.6 0 0.0 11,667
76. Woods County 0 0.0 0 0.0 8,319
77. Woodward County 0 0.0 0 0.0 19,505

Deaths by manner of death, 2007
Suicide 11.3%
Homicide 0.0%
Could not be determined 5.7%
Accidental 82.8%
Natural 0.2%

Place of death, 2007
Drug-related Deaths
Health care facility 147
Home 346
Public place 17
Other 31
Not documented --

Drug-related suicide Deaths
Health care facility 17
Home 43
Public place 4
Other 5
Not documented 0

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related deaths, 2007
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Opiates/opioids 126 300 426
Benzodiazepines 2 187 189
Alcohol 5 75 80
Antidepressants 1 69 70
Cocaine 32 37 69

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related suicide deaths, 2007
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Opiates/opioids 5 29 34
Benzodiazepines 2 21 23
Antidepressants 2 18 20
Miscellaneous analgesics/combinations 4 11 15
Alcohol 0 14 14

Death rates by gender and age: Drug-related, 2007
Gender Deaths per 100,000 population
Male 17.8
Female 12.2

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 3.5
21 to 34 22.1
35 to 54 29.6
55 and over 6.8

Death rates by gender and age: Drug-related suicide, 2007
Gender Deaths per 100,000 population
Male 1.6
Female 2.2

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 0.2
21 to 34 1.6
35 to 54 4.8
55 and over 1.0

Drug-related deaths by drug category, 2006-2007
Drug category Drug-related Drug-related suicide
Deaths, 2006 Deaths, 2007 Single-drug deaths, 2007 Deaths, 2006 Deaths, 2007 Single-drug deaths, 2007
* 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 300 542 199 44 69 22
Alcohol* 53 80 5 9 14 0
Cocaine 33 69 32 0 0 0
Marijuana 0 0 0 0 0 0
Stimulants 26 39 12 0 -- 0
Club drugs 0 4 -- 0 0 0
Hallucinogens†† 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Inhalants 0 7 6 0 -- --
Antidepressants 47 70 -- 21 20 --
Antipsychotics 10 12 -- -- 8 --
Benzodiazepines 110 189 -- 8 23 --
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics 25 29 -- 8 8 0
Opiates/opioids 237 426 126 14 34 5
– Heroin (specified) -- -- -- 0 0 0
– Methadone 95 163 56 -- 5 --
– All other opiates/opioids 160 296 69 12 30 4
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents -- 4 0 0 0 0
Salicylates/combinations -- -- 0 -- -- --
Misc. analgesics/combinations 24 29 8 8 15 4
Anticonvulsants 11 10 0 -- 4 0
Muscle relaxants 38 42 0 -- 8 --

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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