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Indianapolis-Carmel, IN: Marion County, IN

Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 110
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 22
Population 890,925
Drug-related deaths per 100,000 population 12.3
Drug-related suicide deaths per 100,000 population 2.5

Deaths by manner of death, 2010
Suicide 16.7%
Homicide 0.0%
Could not be determined 6.8%
Accidental 75.8%
Natural 0.8%

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related deaths, 2010
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Opiates/opioids 21 71 92
Benzodiazepines 0 45 45
Alcohol 0 25 25
Cocaine 5 15 20
Marijuana 0 16 16

Death rates by sex and age: Drug-related, 2010
Sex Deaths per 100,000 population
Male 15.8
Female 9.1

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 2.3
21 to 34 17.8
35 to 54 24.0
55 and over 5.4

Place of death, 2010
Drug-related Deaths
Health care facility 13
Home 74
Public place *
Other 20
Not documented *

Drug-related suicide Deaths
Health care facility *
Home 17
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 136 110 27 22 22 5
Alcohol 42 25 0 * 7 0
Cocaine 38 20 5 4 * *
Marijuana 18 16 0 0 * 0
Stimulants * * 0 * 0 0
Club drugs 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hallucinogens 0 0 0 0 0 0
Inhalants 0 0 0 0 0 0
Antidepressants 10 12 0 13 10 *
Antipsychotics * * 0 4 * 0
Benzodiazepines 63 45 0 9 7 *
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics * 6 0 * * 0
Opiates/opioids 127 92 21 12 14 *
– Heroin (specified) 25 17 7 0 0 0
– Methadone 23 24 * 0 0 0
– All other opiates/opioids 119 69 11 12 14 *
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents * 0 0 * * 0
Salicylates/combinations * 0 0 0 0 0
Misc. analgesics/combinations 8 6 * 4 5 0
Anticonvulsants * * 0 4 5 0
Muscle relaxants 4 * 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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