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

Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 111
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 16
Population 828,950
Drug-related deaths per 100,000 population 13.4
Drug-related suicide deaths per 100,000 population 1.9

Drug-related deaths by drug category, 2004-2005
Drug category Drug-related Drug-related suicide
Deaths,
2004
Deaths,
2005
Single-drug
deaths,
2005
Deaths,
2004
Deaths,
2005
Single-drug
deaths,
2005
* Includes alcohol in combination with other drugs (all ages) and alcohol alone in decedents under age 21.
Includes MDMA (Ecstasy), GHB, flunitrazepam (Rohypnol), and ketamine.
†† Includes PCP, LSD, and miscellaneous hallucinogens.
ALL DRUGS 110 111 10 9 16 --
Alcohol* 28 28 0 -- 5 --
Cocaine 48 45 8 0 -- --
Marijuana 11 11 0 0 -- --
Stimulants -- -- 0 0 0 --
Club drugs 0 -- 0 0 0 --
Hallucinogens†† 0 0 0 0 0 --
Inhalants -- 4 0 0 0 --
Antidepressants 16 8 0 4 -- --
Antipsychotics -- 4 0 -- -- --
Benzodiazepines 46 55 0 4 9 --
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics 11 11 0 0 4 --
Opiates/opioids 96 89 -- 4 8 --
– Heroin (specified) 27 40 0 0 -- --
– Methadone 11 18 -- -- 0 --
– All other opiates/opioids 85 81 -- -- 8 --
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents 0 0 0 0 0 --
Salicylates/combinations 0 0 0 0 -- --
Misc. analgesics/combinations 15 12 0 -- 4 --
Anticonvulsants 0 -- 0 0 -- --
Muscle relaxants 8 6 0 -- 0 --

Deaths by manner of death, 2005
Suicide 12.6%
Homicide 0.0%
Could not be determined 22.0%
Natural/accidental 65.4%

Place of death, 2005
Drug-related Deaths
Health care facility 29
Home 70
Public place 4
Other 8
Not documented 0

Drug-related suicide Deaths
Health care facility --
Home 9
Public place --
Other --
Not documented 0

Death rates by gender and age: Drug-related, 2005
Gender Deaths per 100,000 population
Male 16.7
Female 10.2

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 0.9
21 to 34 18.1
35 to 54 28.4
55 and over 4.5

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related deaths, 2005
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Opiates/opioids 2 87 89
Benzodiazepines 0 55 55
Cocaine 8 37 45
Alcohol 0 28 28
Miscellaneous analgesics/combinations 0 12 12

End Notes
1. Drug-related deaths exclude suicides.
2. All death rates are per 100,000 population.
3. -- A number less than 4 has been suppressed.

SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, SAMHSA, Drug Abuse Warning Network, 2005 (08/2008 update).

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