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Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI: Oakland County, MI

Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 160
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 20
Population 1,205,625
Drug-related deaths per 100,000 population 13.3
Drug-related suicide deaths per 100,000 population 1.7

Deaths by manner of death, 2010
Suicide 11.1%
Homicide 0.6%
Could not be determined 87.2%
Accidental 1.1%
Natural 0.0%

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related deaths, 2010
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Opiates/opioids 12 115 127
Benzodiazepines 1 87 88
Cocaine 8 42 50
Antidepressants 0 49 49
Alcohol 0 36 36

Death rates by sex and age: Drug-related, 2010
Sex Deaths per 100,000 population
Male 15.7
Female 10.9

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 1.5
21 to 34 20.8
35 to 54 22.3
55 and over 9.8

Place of death, 2010
Drug-related Deaths
Health care facility 38
Home 83
Public place *
Other 34
Not documented 4

Drug-related suicide Deaths
Health care facility 7
Home 9
Public place *
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 180 160 22 18 20 4
Alcohol 36 36 0 5 6 0
Cocaine 36 50 8 0 0 0
Marijuana 25 20 0 * 0 0
Stimulants 5 6 0 * * 0
Club drugs 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hallucinogens * 0 0 0 0 0
Inhalants * * 0 0 0 0
Antidepressants 72 49 0 15 8 0
Antipsychotics 25 20 0 * * 0
Benzodiazepines 96 88 * 9 11 0
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics 33 28 0 4 4 0
Opiates/opioids 152 127 12 8 17 *
– Heroin (specified) * 5 0 0 0 0
– Methadone 28 32 0 * * 0
– All other opiates/opioids 134 108 12 7 17 *
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents * 0 0 0 0 0
Salicylates/combinations 0 0 0 0 * 0
Misc. analgesics/combinations 33 22 0 4 12 *
Anticonvulsants 15 17 0 4 * 0
Muscle relaxants 14 16 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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