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Newark-Edison, NJ-PA

Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 40
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 10
Metro area population, 2010 6,447,112
Population covered by DAWN 656,527
Percent of population covered by DAWN 10%

Metro area overview: Deaths and population by county, 2010
County Drug-related Drug-related suicide Population
Deaths Rate Deaths Rate
Area did not participate in DAWN this year.
Total participating (2) 40 6.1 10 1.5 656,527
1. Bergen County, NJ - - - - 895,337
2. Essex County, NJ - - - - 769,682
3. Hudson County, NJ - - - - 597,995
4. Hunterdon County, NJ 4 3.1 2 1.5 130,055
5. Middlesex County, NJ - - - - 790,811
6. Monmouth County, NJ - - - - 644,140
7. Morris County, NJ - - - - 488,568
8. Ocean County, NJ - - - - 573,702
9. Passaic County, NJ - - - - 491,797
10. Somerset County, NJ - - - - 326,887
11. Sussex County, NJ - - - - 151,136
12. Union County, NJ 36 6.8 8 1.5 526,472
13. Pike County, PA - - - - 60,529

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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