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

Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 539
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 22
Population 1,971,853
Drug-related deaths per 100,000 population 27.3
Drug-related suicide deaths per 100,000 population 1.1

Drug-related deaths by drug category, 2005-2006
Drug category Drug-related Drug-related suicide
Deaths, 2005 Deaths, 2006 Single-drug
deaths, 2006
Deaths, 2005 Deaths, 2006 Single-drug
deaths, 2006
* 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 438 539 159 20 22 11
Alcohol* 104 122 0 5 5 0
Cocaine 207 273 75 5 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 40 35 -- 8 8 --
Antipsychotics 13 12 0 -- -- --
Benzodiazepines 35 46 0 4 4 0
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics 28 29 0 4 -- --
Opiates/opioids 326 416 75 12 11 --
– Heroin (specified) 65 91 0 0 0 0
– Methadone 49 56 17 -- -- --
– All other opiates/opioids 298 384 58 11 9 --
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents 0 0 0 0 0 0
Salicylates/combinations 0 0 0 0 0 0
Misc. analgesics/combinations 9 12 4 -- 4 0
Anticonvulsants -- -- 0 0 0 0
Muscle relaxants 8 11 0 -- 0 0

Deaths by manner of death, 2006
Suicide 3.9%
Homicide 0.2%
Could not be determined 0.5%
Accidental 95.2%
Natural 0.2%

Place of death, 2006
Drug-related Deaths
Health care facility 167
Home 325
Public place 4
Other 43
Not documented 0

Drug-related suicide Deaths
Health care facility 6
Home 16
Public place 0
Other 0
Not documented 0

Death rates by gender and age: Drug-related, 2006
Gender Deaths per 100,000 population
Male 40.9
Female 14.8

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 2.3
21 to 34 35.9
35 to 54 60.1
55 and over 12.2

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related deaths, 2006
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Opiates/opioids 75 341 416
Cocaine 75 198 273
Alcohol 0 122 122
Benzodiazepines 0 46 46
Antidepressants 3 32 35

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, 2006 (08/2008 update).

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