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Eugene-Springfield, OR

Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 33
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 5
Metro area population, 2007 343,591
Population covered by DAWN 343,591
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 (1) 33 9.6 5 1.5 343,591
1. Lane County, OR 33 9.6 5 1.5 343,591

Deaths by manner of death, 2007
Suicide 13.2%
Homicide 0.0%
Could not be determined 10.5%
Accidental 68.4%
Natural 7.9%

Place of death, 2007
Drug-related Deaths
Health care facility 4
Home 16
Public place 4
Other 9
Not documented 0

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

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related deaths, 2007
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Opiates/opioids 3 21 24
Alcohol 0 15 15
Marijuana 1 12 13
Stimulants 0 10 10
Benzodiazepines 0 8 8

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related suicide deaths, 2007
No single drug had 4 or more deaths.

Death rates by gender and age: Drug-related, 2007
Gender Deaths per 100,000 population
Male 13.6
Female 5.7

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 2.3
21 to 34 18.1
35 to 54 15.0
55 and over 4.3

Death rates by gender and age: Drug-related suicide, 2007
Gender Deaths per 100,000 population
Male 2.4
Female 0.6

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 1.2
21 to 34 1.4
35 to 54 1.1
55 and over 2.2

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   33 4   5 --
Alcohol*   15 0   -- --
Cocaine   4 0   0 --
Marijuana   13 --   0 --
Stimulants   10 0   0 --
Club drugs   0 0   0 --
Hallucinogens††   0 0   0 --
Inhalants   0 0   0 --
Antidepressants   8 0   -- --
Antipsychotics   -- 0   -- --
Benzodiazepines   8 0   -- --
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics   5 0   -- --
Opiates/opioids   24 --   0 --
– Heroin (specified)   8 --   0 --
– Methadone   12 --   0 --
– All other opiates/opioids   10 0   0 --
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents   0 0   0 --
Salicylates/combinations   0 0   0 --
Misc. analgesics/combinations   -- 0   0 --
Anticonvulsants   -- 0   -- --
Muscle relaxants   -- 0   0 --

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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