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Provo-Orem, UT: Utah County, UT

Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 78
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 3
Population 483,702
Drug-related deaths per 100,000 population 16.1
Drug-related suicide deaths per 100,000 population 0.6

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 74 78 9 9 -- 0
Alcohol* 13 8 0 -- --  
Cocaine 20 20 0 0 --  
Marijuana 12 15 0 0 --  
Stimulants 10 10 -- -- --  
Club drugs 0 0 0 0 --  
Hallucinogens†† 0 0 0 0 --  
Inhalants 0 0 0 0 --  
Antidepressants 28 27 0 8 --  
Antipsychotics 7 9 0 -- --  
Benzodiazepines 34 22 0 -- --  
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics 22 20 0 4 --  
– Opiates/opioids 69 73 7 4 --  
– Heroin (specified) -- 9 0 0 --  
– Methadone 19 22 -- -- --  
All other opiates/opioids 54 62 4 -- --  
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents 0 0 0 -- --  
Salicylates/combinations 0 0 0 0 --  
Misc. analgesics/combinations 8 -- 0 -- --  
Anticonvulsants -- -- 0 -- --  
Muscle relaxants 13 -- 0 0 --  

Deaths by manner of death, 2007
Suicide 3.7%
Homicide 0.0%
Could not be determined 71.6%
Accidental 23.5%
Natural 1.2%

Place of death, 2007
Drug-related Deaths
Health care facility 26
Home 40
Public place 4
Other 8
Not documented 0

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

Death rates by gender and age: Drug-related, 2007
Gender Deaths per 100,000 population
Male 21.9
Female 10.3

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 4.5
21 to 34 28.9
35 to 54 26.3
55 and over 10.2

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related deaths, 2007
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Opiates/opioids 7 66 73
Antidepressants 0 27 27
Benzodiazepines 0 22 22
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics 0 20 20
Cocaine 0 20 20

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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