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Fort Smith, AR-OK


Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 15
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 2
Metro area population, 2008 290,977
Population covered by DAWN 90,836
Percent of population covered by DAWN 31%

Metro area overview: Deaths and population by county, 2008
Counties Drug-related Drug-related suicide Population
Deaths Rate Deaths Rate
* Area did not participate in DAWN this year.
Total participating (2) 15 16.5 2 2.2 90,836
1. Crawford County, AR*         59,682
2. Franklin County, AR*         18,185
3. Sebastian County, AR*         122,274
4. Le Flore County, OK 12 24.1 2 4.0 49,802
5. Sequoyah County, OK 3 7.3 0 0.0 41,034

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, 2008 (08/2009 update).

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