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Provo-Orem, UT

Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 82
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 3
Metro area population, 2007 493,306
Population covered by DAWN 493,306
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 (2) 82 16.6 3 0.6 493,306
1. Juab County, UT 4 41.6 0 0.0 9,604
2. Utah County, UT 78 16.1 3 0.6 483,702

Deaths by manner of death, 2007
Suicide 3.5%
Homicide 0.0%
Could not be determined 71.8%
Accidental 23.5%
Natural 1.2%

Place of death, 2007
Drug-related Deaths
Health care facility 27
Home 42
Public place 4
Other 9
Not documented 0

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

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related deaths, 2007
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Opiates/opioids 7 69 76
Antidepressants 0 29 29
Benzodiazepines 0 22 22
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics 0 21 21
Cocaine 0 21 21

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related suicide deaths, 2007
No single drug had 4 or more deaths.

Death rates by gender and age: Drug-related, 2007
Gender Deaths per 100,000 population
Male 22.3
Female 10.9

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 4.9
21 to 34 29.9
35 to 54 26.8
55 and over 9.9

Death rates by gender and age: Drug-related suicide, 2007
Gender Deaths per 100,000 population
Male 0.8
Female 0.4

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 0.0
21 to 34 1.5
35 to 54 1.1
55 and over 0.0

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 76 82 9 11 -- 0
Alcohol* 13 10 0 -- --  
Cocaine 21 21 0 0 --  
Marijuana 13 15 0 0 --  
Stimulants 10 11 -- -- --  
Club drugs 0 0 0 0 --  
Hallucinogens†† 0 0 0 0 --  
Inhalants 0 0 0 0 --  
Antidepressants 28 29 0 8 --  
Antipsychotics 7 9 0 -- --  
Benzodiazepines 34 22 0 -- --  
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics 22 21 0 5 --  
Opiates/opioids 71 76 7 4 --  
– Heroin (specified) 4 10 0 0 --  
– Methadone 21 23 -- -- --  
– All other opiates/opioids 55 64 4 -- --  
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents 0 0 0 -- --  
Salicylates/combinations 0 0 0 0 --  
Misc. analgesics/combinations 8 -- 0 -- --  
Anticonvulsants -- -- 0 -- --  
Muscle relaxants 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, 2007 (08/2008 update).

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