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Tulsa, OK

Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 200
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 21
Metro area population, 2010 929,079
Population covered by DAWN 929,079
Percent of population covered by DAWN 100%

Metro area overview: Deaths and population by county, 2010
County Drug-related Drug-related suicide Population
Deaths Rate Deaths Rate
Total participating (7) 200 21.5 21 2.3 929,079
1. Creek County, OK 13 18.5 2 2.8 70,249
2. Okmulgee County, OK 11 28.0 0 0.0 39,296
3. Osage County, OK 4 8.9 0 0.0 45,064
4. Pawnee County, OK 9 54.8 0 0.0 16,420
5. Rogers County, OK 12 14.0 1 1.2 85,663
6. Tulsa County, OK 142 23.6 17 2.8 601,979
7. Wagoner County, OK 9 12.8 1 1.4 70,408

Deaths by manner of death, 2010
Suicide 9.5%
Homicide 0.0%
Could not be determined 7.2%
Accidental 83.3%
Natural 0.0%

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related deaths, 2010
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Opiates/opioids 37 110 147
Benzodiazepines 0 64 64
Stimulants 21 13 34
Antidepressants 1 26 27
Alcohol 0 25 25

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related suicide deaths, 2010
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Opiates/opioids 2 9 11
Antidepressants 2 6 8
Alcohol 0 6 6
Benzodiazepines 0 5 5
Misc. analgesics/combinations 0 4 4

Death rates by sex and age: Drug-related, 2010
Sex Deaths per 100,000 population
Male 28.5
Female 14.8

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 3.6
21 to 34 29.1
35 to 54 37.6
55 and over 18.9

Death rates by sex and age: Drug-related suicide, 2010
Sex Deaths per 100,000 population
Male 2.6
Female 1.9

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 0.0
21 to 34 2.8
35 to 54 5.5
55 and over *

Place of death, 2010
Drug-related Deaths
Health care facility 52
Home 119
Public place *
Other 24
Not documented 4

Drug-related suicide Deaths
Health care facility 7
Home 11
Public place 0
Other *
Not documented *

Drug-related deaths by drug category, 2009-2010
Drug category Drug-relatedDrug-related suicide
Deaths, 2009 Deaths, 2010 Single-drug deaths, 2010 Deaths, 2009 Deaths, 2010 Single-drug deaths, 2010
NOTES: Alcohol row includes alcohol in combination with other drugs (all ages) and alcohol alone in decedents under age 21. Club drugs row includes MDMA (Ecstasy), GHB, flunitrazepam (Rohypnol), and ketamine. Hallucinogens row includes PCP, LSD, and miscellaneous hallucinogens.
ALL DRUGS 179 200 72 16 21 4
Alcohol 36 25 0 * 6 0
Cocaine 15 13 6 0 * 0
Marijuana 0 * 0 0 0 0
Stimulants 26 34 21 0 * 0
Club drugs * 0 0 0 0 0
Hallucinogens * 0 0 0 0 0
Inhalants 4 * * 0 * 0
Antidepressants 27 27 * * 8 *
Antipsychotics * * * 0 * 0
Benzodiazepines 57 64 0 4 5 0
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics 12 15 * 5 * 0
Opiates/opioids 130 147 37 7 11 *
– Heroin (specified) * * * 0 0 0
– Methadone 37 32 15 0 0 0
– All other opiates/opioids 107 120 21 7 11 *
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents * 0 0 0 0 0
Salicylates/combinations 0 0 0 0 * 0
Misc. analgesics/combinations 9 12 * 7 4 0
Anticonvulsants * 0 0 * 0 0
Muscle relaxants 15 18 0 * * 0

End Notes

1. Drug-related deaths exclude suicides.
2. All death rates are per 100,000 population.
3. An asterisk (*) signifies that a small number of deaths was suppressed to protect privacy.
4. A dash (-) represents a blank cell.
SOURCE: Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, SAMHSA, Drug Abuse Warning Network, 2010.

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