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

Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 440
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 20
Population 1,925,809
Drug-related deaths per 100,000 population 22.8
Drug-related suicide deaths per 100,000 population 1.0

Deaths by manner of death, 2010
Suicide 4.3%
Homicide 0.0%
Could not be determined 2.2%
Accidental 93.5%
Natural 0.0%

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related deaths, 2010
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Opiates/opioids 105 226 331
Cocaine 56 95 151
Alcohol 0 96 96
Benzodiazepines 1 63 64
Antidepressants 2 59 61

Death rates by sex and age: Drug-related, 2010
Sex Deaths per 100,000 population
Male 28.7
Female 17.3

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 2.5
21 to 34 29.0
35 to 54 42.2
55 and over 19.3

Place of death, 2010
Drug-related Deaths
Health care facility 128
Home 260
Public place *
Other 49
Not documented *

Drug-related suicide Deaths
Health care facility 7
Home 12
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 501 440 171 21 20 8
Alcohol 128 96 0 4 * 0
Cocaine 203 151 56 * 0 0
Marijuana 0 0 0 0 0 0
Stimulants * * 0 0 0 0
Club drugs 0 * 0 0 0 0
Hallucinogens 0 0 0 0 0 0
Inhalants 0 0 0 0 0 0
Antidepressants 50 61 * 10 9 *
Antipsychotics 20 32 * 4 * *
Benzodiazepines 58 64 * * * 0
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics 44 56 0 * 6 *
Opiates/opioids 384 331 105 10 10 *
– Heroin (specified) 211 158 58 0 0 0
– Methadone 49 39 12 * * 0
– All other opiates/opioids 223 160 35 9 9 *
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents 0 * 0 0 0 0
Salicylates/combinations 0 0 0 0 0 0
Misc. analgesics/combinations 25 34 5 * 4 0
Anticonvulsants 4 * 0 * 0 0
Muscle relaxants 19 36 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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