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Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI: Lake County, IL

Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 72
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 7
Population 712,614
Drug-related deaths per 100,000 population 10.1
Drug-related suicide deaths per 100,000 population 1.0

Deaths by manner of death, 2010
Suicide 8.9%
Homicide 3.8%
Could not be determined 0.0%
Accidental 87.3%
Natural 0.0%

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related deaths, 2010
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Opiates/opioids 24 39 63
Cocaine 6 14 20
Benzodiazepines 0 19 19
Alcohol 0 8 8
Antidepressants 0 7 7

Death rates by sex and age: Drug-related, 2010
Sex Deaths per 100,000 population
Male 14.5
Female 5.6

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 2.2
21 to 34 18.8
35 to 54 16.4
55 and over 6.6

Place of death, 2010
Drug-related Deaths
Health care facility 28
Home 31
Public place *
Other 10
Not documented 0

Drug-related suicide Deaths
Health care facility *
Home 6
Public place 0
Other 0
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 77 72 31 11 7 *
Alcohol 18 8 0 * * *
Cocaine 28 20 6 * 0 *
Marijuana * 0 0 0 0 *
Stimulants * * 0 0 0 *
Club drugs * 0 0 0 0 *
Hallucinogens 0 0 0 0 0 *
Inhalants * * * 0 0 *
Antidepressants 5 7 0 * * *
Antipsychotics 4 * 0 * * *
Benzodiazepines 15 19 0 * * *
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics * 0 0 * * *
Opiates/opioids 60 63 24 4 4 *
– Heroin (specified) 21 26 13 0 0 *
– Methadone 7 6 * 0 0 *
– All other opiates/opioids 34 35 9 4 4 *
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents 0 0 0 * 0 *
Salicylates/combinations 0 0 0 0 0 *
Misc. analgesics/combinations 0 * 0 * 0 *
Anticonvulsants * 0 0 0 0 *
Muscle relaxants * * 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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