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Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 79
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 20
Metro area population, 2005 5,823,043
Population covered by DAWN 1,215,920
Percent of population covered by DAWN 21%

Metro area overview: Deaths and population by county, 2005
Metro area component Drug-related Drug-related suicide Population
Deaths Rate Deaths Rate
* Area did not participate in DAWN this year.
Total participating (2) 79 6.5 20 1.6 1,215,920
1. Collin County, TX 44 6.7 13 2.0 660,926
2. Dallas County, TX*         2,308,527
3. Delta County, TX*         5,449
4. Denton County, TX 35 6.3 7 1.3 554,994
5. Ellis County, TX*         133,527
6. Hunt County, TX*         82,289
7. Johnson County, TX*         146,509
8. Kaufman County, TX*         88,901
9. Parker County, TX*         102,665
10. Rockwall County, TX*         62,844
11. Tarrant County, TX*         1,619,666
12. Wise County, TX*         56,746

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, 2005 (08/2008 update).

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