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Albuquerque, NM: Bernalillo County, NM

Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 182
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 21
Population 615,099
Drug-related deaths per 100,000 population 29.6
Drug-related suicide deaths per 100,000 population 3.4

Drug-related deaths by drug category, 2005-2006
Drug category Drug-related Drug-related suicide
Deaths, 2005 Deaths, 2006 Single-drug
deaths, 2006
Deaths, 2005 Deaths, 2006 Single-drug
deaths, 2006
* Includes alcohol in combination with other drugs (all ages) and alcohol alone in decedents under age 21.
Includes MDMA (Ecstasy), GHB, flunitrazepam (Rohypnol), and ketamine.
†† Includes PCP, LSD, and miscellaneous hallucinogens.
ALL DRUGS 142 182 51 18 21 --
Alcohol* 50 59 0 6 4 --
Cocaine 62 69 14 -- 5 --
Marijuana 5 5 0 0 0 --
Stimulants 10 12 5 -- 0 --
Club drugs 0 0 0 0 0 --
Hallucinogens†† 0 0 0 0 0 --
Inhalants -- -- 0 0 0 --
Antidepressants 16 21 -- -- 9 --
Antipsychotics -- 5 0 0 4 --
Benzodiazepines 22 30 0 4 7 --
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics 5 4 0 -- -- --
Opiates/opioids 109 132 28 10 8 --
– Heroin (specified) 54 52 14 -- -- --
– Methadone 20 28 4 0 -- --
– All other opiates/opioids 45 60 10 8 4 --
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents -- 0 0 0 0 --
Salicylates/combinations 0 -- 0 -- 0 --
Misc. analgesics/combinations -- -- 0 0 -- --
Anticonvulsants 4 11 0 -- -- --
Muscle relaxants 6 6 0 -- -- --

Deaths by manner of death, 2006
Suicide 10.3%
Homicide 0.0%
Could not be determined 3.9%
Accidental 84.2%
Natural 1.5%

Place of death, 2006
Drug-related Deaths
Health care facility 25
Home 85
Public place 17
Other 55
Not documented 0

Drug-related suicide Deaths
Health care facility --
Home 16
Public place 0
Other --
Not documented 0

Death rates by gender and age: Drug-related, 2006
Gender Deaths per 100,000 population
Male 41.5
Female 18.2

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 3.3
21 to 34 34.3
35 to 54 61.6
55 and over 19.4

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related deaths, 2006
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Opiates/opioids 28 104 132
Cocaine 14 55 69
Alcohol 0 59 59
Benzodiazepines 0 30 30
Antidepressants 1 20 21

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, 2006 (08/2008 update).

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