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Honolulu, HI

Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 127
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 37
Metro area population, 2010 907,738
Population covered by DAWN 907,738
Percent of population covered by DAWN 100%

Metro area overview: Deaths and population by county, 2010
County Drug-related Drug-related suicide Population
Deaths Rate Deaths Rate
Total participating (1) 127 14.0 37 4.1 907,738
1. Honolulu County, HI 127 14.0 37 4.1 907,738

Deaths by manner of death, 2010
Suicide 22.6%
Homicide 0.6%
Could not be determined 7.3%
Accidental 64.0%
Natural 5.5%

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related deaths, 2010
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Stimulants 50 8 58
Opiates/opioids 24 26 50
Alcohol 3 12 15
Cocaine 4 10 14
Benzodiazepines 1 10 11

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related suicide deaths, 2010
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Stimulants 10 4 14
Opiates/opioids 5 7 12
Alcohol 0 9 9
Cocaine 1 4 5
Benzodiazepines 0 4 4

Death rates by sex and age: Drug-related, 2010
Sex Deaths per 100,000 population
Male 21.6
Female 6.2

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 1.7
21 to 34 7.8
35 to 54 31.4
55 and over 13.9

Death rates by sex and age: Drug-related suicide, 2010
Sex Deaths per 100,000 population
Male 5.9
Female 2.2

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 *
21 to 34 4.7
35 to 54 7.1
55 and over 3.4

Place of death, 2010
Drug-related Deaths
Health care facility 54
Home 48
Public place 10
Other 15
Not documented 0

Drug-related suicide Deaths
Health care facility 9
Home 18
Public place 5
Other 5
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 116 127 92 21 37 21
Alcohol 23 15 * 7 9 0
Cocaine 21 14 4 * 5 *
Marijuana * * 0 * 0 0
Stimulants 56 58 50 9 14 10
Club drugs * 0 0 * * 0
Hallucinogens 0 0 0 0 0 0
Inhalants 0 0 0 0 * *
Antidepressants 6 0 0 * * *
Antipsychotics * * * * 0 0
Benzodiazepines 11 11 * * 4 0
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics * 4 0 * 0 0
Opiates/opioids 38 50 24 5 12 5
– Heroin (specified) * * 0 0 * 0
– Methadone 18 13 7 0 0 0
– All other opiates/opioids 27 37 17 5 11 5
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents * 0 0 0 0 0
Salicylates/combinations 0 0 0 0 0 0
Misc. analgesics/combinations * * * 0 * *
Anticonvulsants 0 * 0 0 * 0
Muscle relaxants * 0 0 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.
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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