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Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 81
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 24
Metro area population, 2008 6,300,006
Population covered by DAWN 1,398,567
Percent of population covered by DAWN 22%

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) 81 5.8 24 1.7 1,398,567
1. Collin County, TX 35 4.6 14 1.8 762,010
2. Dallas County, TX*         2,412,827
3. Delta County, TX*         5,458
4. Denton County, TX 46 7.2 10 1.6 636,557
5. Ellis County, TX*         148,186
6. Hunt County, TX*         82,805
7. Johnson County, TX*         153,630
8. Kaufman County, TX*         100,527
9. Parker County, TX*         111,776
10. Rockwall County, TX*         77,633
11. Tarrant County, TX*         1,750,091
12. Wise County, TX*         58,506

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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