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Lynchburg, VA

Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 10
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 2
Metro area population, 2008 245,809
Population covered by DAWN 245,809
Percent of population covered by DAWN 100%

Metro area overview: Deaths and population by county, 2008
Counties Drug-related Drug-related suicide Population
Deaths Rate Deaths Rate
Total participating (6) 10 4.1 2 0.8 245,809
1. Amherst County, VA 1 3.1 0 0.0 32,539
2. Appomattox County, VA 0 0.0 0 0.0 14,501
3. Bedford City, VA 0 0.0 0 0.0 6,312
4. Bedford County, VA 3 4.5 0 0.0 66,831
5. Campbell County, VA 1 1.9 1 1.9 53,030
6. Lynchburg City, VA 5 6.9 1 1.4 72,596

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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