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


Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 501
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 21
Population 1,925,848
Drug-related deaths per 100,000 population 26.0
Drug-related suicide deaths per 100,000 population 1.1

Deaths by manner of death, 2009
Suicide 4.0%
Homicide 0.0%
Could not be determined 0.4%
Accidental 94.4%
Natural 1.1%

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related deaths, 2009
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Opiates/opioids 92 292 384
Cocaine 63 140 203
Alcohol 0 128 128
Benzodiazepines 0 58 58
Antidepressants 1 49 50

Death rates by gender and age: Drug-related, 2009
Gender Deaths per 100,000 population
Male 37.0
Female 15.8

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 0.7
21 to 34 31.0
35 to 54 53.1
55 and over 20.4

Place of death, 2009
Drug-related Deaths
Health care facility 165
Home 264
Public place 7
Other 65
Not documented 0

Drug-related suicide Deaths
Health care facility 4
Home 16
Public place 0
Other *
Not documented 0

Drug-related deaths by drug category, 2008-2009
Drug category Drug-related Drug-related suicide
Deaths, 2008 Deaths, 2009 Single-drug deaths, 2009 Deaths, 2008 Deaths, 2009 Single-drug deaths, 2009
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 425 501 166 20 21 6
Alcohol 107 128 0 6 4 0
Cocaine 195 203 63 * * 0
Marijuana 0 0 0 0 0 0
Stimulants * * * 0 0 0
Club drugs 4 0 0 0 0 0
Hallucinogens 0 0 0 0 0 0
Inhalants 0 0 0 0 0 0
Antidepressants 30 50 * 9 10 *
Antipsychotics 19 20 * 5 4 *
Benzodiazepines 49 58 0 * * 0
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics 32 44 * 8 * 0
Opiates/opioids 294 384 92 7 10 *
– Heroin (specified) 162 211 50 0 0 0
– Methadone 44 49 13 * * 0
– All other opiates/opioids 181 223 29 7 9 *
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents 0 0 0 0 0 0
Salicylates/combinations * 0 0 0 0 0
Misc. analgesics/combinations 11 25 5 0 * 0
Anticonvulsants 7 4 0 0 * 0
Muscle relaxants 19 19 0 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.
SOURCE: Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, SAMHSA, Drug Abuse Warning Network, 2009.

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