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Newark-Edison, NJ-PA


Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 45
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 15
Metro area population, 2009 6,446,611
Population covered by DAWN 656,460
Percent of population covered by DAWN 10%

Metro area overview: Deaths and population by county, 2009
County Drug-related Drug-related suicide Population
Deaths Rate Deaths Rate
Area did not participate in DAWN this year.
Total participating (2) 45 6.9 15 2.3 656,460
1. Bergen County, NJ - - - - 895,250
2. Essex County, NJ - - - - 769,644
3. Hudson County, NJ - - - - 597,924
4. Hunterdon County, NJ 2 1.5 6 4.6 130,034
5. Middlesex County, NJ - - - - 790,738
6. Monmouth County, NJ - - - - 644,105
7. Morris County, NJ - - - - 488,518
8. Ocean County, NJ - - - - 573,678
9. Passaic County, NJ - - - - 491,778
10. Somerset County, NJ - - - - 326,869
11. Sussex County, NJ - - - - 151,118
12. Union County, NJ 43 8.2 9 1.7 526,426
13. Pike County, PA - - - - 60,529

End Notes

1. Drug-related deaths exclude suicides.
2. All death rates are per 100,000 population.
3. A dash (-) represents a blank cell.
SOURCE: Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, SAMHSA, Drug Abuse Warning Network, 2009.

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