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Oklahoma City, OK: Oklahoma County, OK

Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 142
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 14
Population 701,807
Drug-related deaths per 100,000 population 20.2
Drug-related suicide deaths per 100,000 population 2.0

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 66 142 85 11 14 8
Alcohol* 16 26 0 -- -- 0
Cocaine 9 26 16 0 0 0
Marijuana 0 0 0 0 0 0
Stimulants 4 4 -- 0 0 0
Club drugs 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Hallucinogens†† 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Inhalants 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Antidepressants 6 -- -- -- -- 0
Antipsychotics 4 -- -- -- -- 0
Benzodiazepines 8 21 -- -- 5 --
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics -- -- -- -- -- 0
– Opiates/opioids 43 94 50 -- 4 0
– Heroin (specified) -- 0 0 0 0 0
– Methadone 13 31 19 0 -- 0
All other opiates/opioids 29 67 31 -- -- 0
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents 0 0 0 0 0 0
Salicylates/combinations 0 0 0 -- -- --
Misc. analgesics/combinations -- 8 5 -- -- --
Anticonvulsants -- -- 0 0 0 0
Muscle relaxants 7 7 0 0 -- --

Deaths by manner of death, 2007
Suicide 9.0%
Homicide 0.0%
Could not be determined 9.0%
Accidental 81.4%
Natural 0.6%

Place of death, 2007
Drug-related Deaths
Health care facility 44
Home 88
Public place 5
Other 5
Not documented 0

Drug-related suicide Deaths
Health care facility 5
Home 8
Public place --
Other 0
Not documented 0

Death rates by gender and age: Drug-related, 2007
Gender Deaths per 100,000 population
Male 23.3
Female 17.3

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 2.8
21 to 34 23.5
35 to 54 46.6
55 and over 9.4

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related deaths, 2007
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Opiates/opioids 50 44 94
Cocaine 16 10 26
Alcohol 0 26 26
Benzodiazepines 1 20 21
Miscellaneous analgesics/combinations 5 3 8

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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