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Provo-Orem, UT

Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 63
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 7
Metro area population, 2010 555,556
Population covered by DAWN 555,556
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 (2) 63 11.3 7 1.3 555,556
1. Juab County, UT 2 19.5 0 0.0 10,245
2. Utah County, UT 61 11.2 7 1.3 545,312

Deaths by manner of death, 2010
Suicide 10.0%
Homicide 0.0%
Could not be determined 31.4%
Accidental 58.6%
Natural 0.0%

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related deaths, 2010
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Opiates/opioids 12 42 54
Benzodiazepines 0 23 23
Antidepressants 0 11 11
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics 0 10 10
Cocaine 0 8 8

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related suicide deaths, 2010
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Opiates/opioids 1 3 4

Death rates by sex and age: Drug-related, 2010
Sex Deaths per 100,000 population
Male 14.5
Female 8.2

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 1.7
21 to 34 21.4
35 to 54 22.8
55 and over 5.6

Death rates by sex and age: Drug-related suicide, 2010
Sex Deaths per 100,000 population
Male *
Female 1.8

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 0.0
21 to 34 *
35 to 54 3.6
55 and over 0.0

Place of death, 2010
Drug-related Deaths
Health care facility 26
Home 34
Public place 0
Other *
Not documented 0

Drug-related suicide Deaths
Health care facility 0
Home 6
Public place 0
Other *
Not documented 0

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 62 63 15 14 7 4
Alcohol 8 5 0 4 0 0
Cocaine 7 8 0 * 0 0
Marijuana * 0 0 0 0 0
Stimulants 8 6 * 0 0 0
Club drugs * 0 0 0 0 0
Hallucinogens 0 0 0 0 0 0
Inhalants 0 0 0 0 0 0
Antidepressants 8 11 0 7 * *
Antipsychotics * 0 0 * * 0
Benzodiazepines 16 23 0 * * 0
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics 9 10 0 6 * 0
Opiates/opioids 53 54 12 8 4 *
– Heroin (specified) 7 10 * * * *
– Methadone 11 9 * * * 0
– All other opiates/opioids 42 44 6 7 * 0
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents 0 0 0 0 0 0
Salicylates/combinations 0 0 0 0 0 0
Misc. analgesics/combinations * 5 0 * 0 0
Anticonvulsants 0 * 0 0 0 0
Muscle relaxants 12 7 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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