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Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH

Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 256
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 19
Metro area population, 2010 2,091,486
Population covered by DAWN 1,275,860
Percent of population covered by DAWN 61%

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 (1) 256 20.1 19 1.5 1,275,860
1. Cuyahoga County, OH 256 20.1 19 1.5 1,275,860
2. Geauga County, OH - - - - 99,057
3. Lake County, OH - - - - 236,785
4. Lorain County, OH - - - - 305,730
5. Medina County, OH - - - - 174,053

Deaths by manner of death, 2010
Suicide 6.9%
Homicide 0.0%
Could not be determined 1.8%
Accidental 90.9%
Natural 0.4%

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related deaths, 2010
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Opiates/opioids 55 116 171
Cocaine 50 42 92
Benzodiazepines 1 58 59
Alcohol 1 48 49
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics 1 25 26

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related suicide deaths, 2010
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Opiates/opioids 2 9 11
Benzodiazepines 0 5 5

Death rates by sex and age: Drug-related, 2010
Sex Deaths per 100,000 population
Male 29.6
Female 11.5

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 *
21 to 34 27.5
35 to 54 33.0
55 and over 21.2

Death rates by sex and age: Drug-related suicide, 2010
Sex Deaths per 100,000 population
Male 1.3
Female 1.6

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 0.0
21 to 34 1.8
35 to 54 2.2
55 and over 2.0

Place of death, 2010
Drug-related Deaths
Health care facility 95
Home 121
Public place 10
Other 29
Not documented *

Drug-related suicide Deaths
Health care facility 7
Home 11
Public place *
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 234 256 121 18 19 6
Alcohol 50 49 * * * 0
Cocaine 97 92 50 0 0 0
Marijuana 0 6 0 0 0 0
Stimulants * 5 * 0 0 0
Club drugs 0 * 0 0 0 0
Hallucinogens * * * 0 0 0
Inhalants 4 * * 0 * *
Antidepressants 37 23 0 8 * *
Antipsychotics 5 7 0 * * *
Benzodiazepines 44 59 * 7 5 0
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics 13 26 * 5 * 0
Opiates/opioids 134 171 55 10 11 *
– Heroin (specified) 61 91 42 0 0 0
– Methadone 15 15 * 0 * 0
– All other opiates/opioids 71 80 11 10 11 *
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents 0 0 0 * 0 0
Salicylates/combinations * 0 0 0 * 0
Misc. analgesics/combinations 13 19 * 9 * 0
Anticonvulsants 4 * 0 0 * 0
Muscle relaxants 7 18 * * * 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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