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Albuquerque, NM: Bernalillo County, NM

Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 188
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 27
Population 629,292
Drug-related deaths per 100,000 population 29.9
Drug-related suicide deaths per 100,000 population 4.3

Drug-related deaths by drug category, 2006-2007
Drug category Drug-related Drug-related suicide
Deaths, 2006 Deaths, 2007 Single-drug
deaths, 2007
Deaths, 2006 Deaths, 2007 Single-drug
deaths, 2007
* 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 182 188 37 21 27 4
Alcohol* 59 66 0 4 6 0
Cocaine 69 64 15 5 -- 0
Marijuana 5 8 0 0 0 0
Stimulants 12 20 -- 0 -- 0
Club drugs 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Hallucinogens†† 0 0 0 0 0 0
Inhalants -- -- 0 0 0 0
Antidepressants 21 32 0 9 18 --
Antipsychotics 5 7 0 4 5 0
Benzodiazepines 30 40 0 7 11 --
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics 4 21 0 -- 5 0
– Opiates/opioids 132 151 20 8 10 0
– Heroin (specified) 52 27 5 -- -- 0
– Methadone 28 29 -- -- 0 0
All other opiates/opioids 60 117 12 4 9 0
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Salicylates/combinations -- 0 0 0 -- --
Misc. analgesics/combinations -- 20 -- -- -- 0
Anticonvulsants 11 -- 0 -- 4 0
Muscle relaxants 6 12 0 -- 0 0

Deaths by manner of death, 2007
Suicide 12.6%
Homicide 0.0%
Could not be determined 2.3%
Accidental 84.2%
Natural 0.9%

Place of death, 2007
Drug-related Deaths
Health care facility 38
Home 102
Public place 12
Other 36
Not documented 0

Drug-related suicide Deaths
Health care facility 7
Home 18
Public place --
Other --
Not documented 0

Death rates by gender and age: Drug-related, 2007
Gender Deaths per 100,000 population
Male 43.7
Female 16.5

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 2.2
21 to 34 31.7
35 to 54 67.2
55 and over 17.9

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related deaths, 2007
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Opiates/opioids 20 131 151
Alcohol 0 66 66
Cocaine 15 49 64
Benzodiazepines 0 40 40
Antidepressants 0 32 32

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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