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Lynchburg, VA


Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 16
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 5
Metro area population, 2009 247,447
Population covered by DAWN 247,447
Percent of population covered by DAWN 100%

Metro area overview: Deaths and population by county, 2009
County Drug-related Drug-related suicide Population
Deaths Rate Deaths Rate
Total participating (6) 16 6.5 5 2.0 247,447
1. Amherst County, VA 0 0.0 1 3.1 32,482
2. Appomattox County, VA 0 0.0 1 6.9 14,552
3. Bedford City, VA 1 15.7 0 0.0 6,350
4. Bedford County, VA 4 6.0 1 1.5 67,154
5. Campbell County, VA 6 11.3 0 0.0 52,976
6. Lynchburg City, VA 5 6.8 2 2.7 73,933

End Notes

1. Drug-related deaths exclude suicides.
2. All death rates are per 100,000 population.
SOURCE: Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, SAMHSA, Drug Abuse Warning Network, 2009.

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