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Roanoke, VA

Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 21
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 6
Metro area population, 2007 296,532
Population covered by DAWN 296,532
Percent of population covered by DAWN 100%

Metro area overview: Deaths and population by county, 2007
Metro area component Drug-related Drug-related suicide Population
Deaths Rate Deaths Rate
Total participating (6) 21 7.1 6 2.0 296,532
1. Botetourt County, VA 0 0.0 0 0.0 32,005
2. Craig County, VA 0 0.0 0 0.0 5,141
3. Franklin County, VA 3 5.9 1 2.0 51,133
5. Roanoke City, VA 12 13.0 4 4.3 92,600
4. Roanoke County, VA 5 5.5 0 0.0 90,420
6. Salem City, VA 1 4.0 1 4.0 25,233

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, 2007 (08/2008 update).

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