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San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA: San Francisco County, CA

Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 171
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 10
Population 815,366
Drug-related deaths per 100,000 population 21.0
Drug-related suicide deaths per 100,000 population 1.2

Deaths by manner of death, 2010
Suicide 5.5%
Homicide 0.0%
Could not be determined 1.1%
Accidental 91.7%
Natural 1.7%

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related deaths, 2010
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Opiates/opioids 10 97 107
Cocaine 18 44 62
Alcohol 0 42 42
Stimulants 13 19 32
Benzodiazepines 0 28 28

Death rates by sex and age: Drug-related, 2010
Sex Deaths per 100,000 population
Male 29.0
Female 12.7

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 2.9
21 to 34 6.9
35 to 54 34.1
55 and over 31.3

Place of death, 2010
Drug-related Deaths
Health care facility 30
Home 97
Public place 10
Other 33
Not documented *

Drug-related suicide Deaths
Health care facility 0
Home 9
Public place 0
Other *
Not documented 0

Drug-related deaths by drug category, 2009-2010
Drug category Drug-relatedDrug-related suicide
Deaths, 2009 Deaths, 2010 Single-drug deaths, 2010 Deaths, 2009 Deaths, 2010 Single-drug deaths, 2010
NOTES: Alcohol row includes alcohol in combination with other drugs (all ages) and alcohol alone in decedents under age 21. Club drugs row includes MDMA (Ecstasy), GHB, flunitrazepam (Rohypnol), and ketamine. Hallucinogens row includes PCP, LSD, and miscellaneous hallucinogens.
ALL DRUGS 161 171 50 11 10 4
Alcohol 46 42 0 * * 0
Cocaine 67 62 18 0 0 0
Marijuana 5 11 * 0 0 0
Stimulants 23 32 13 0 0 0
Club drugs * 4 * 0 0 0
Hallucinogens 0 * * 0 0 0
Inhalants 0 * 0 * * *
Antidepressants 18 20 * 6 * *
Antipsychotics * * 0 0 0 0
Benzodiazepines 39 28 0 4 * 0
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics 8 19 * * * *
Opiates/opioids 110 107 10 4 5 *
– Heroin (specified) 13 8 0 0 0 0
– Methadone 51 41 7 * 0 0
– All other opiates/opioids 69 71 * * 5 *
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents 0 0 0 0 0 0
Salicylates/combinations 0 0 0 * 0 0
Misc. analgesics/combinations 6 7 0 * * 0
Anticonvulsants * 0 0 0 0 0
Muscle relaxants * * 0 0 0 0

End Notes

1. Drug-related deaths exclude suicides.
2. All death rates are per 100,000 population.
3. An asterisk (*) signifies that a small number of deaths was suppressed to protect privacy.
4. A dash (-) represents a blank cell.
SOURCE: Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, SAMHSA, Drug Abuse Warning Network, 2010.

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