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Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI: Hennepin County, MN

Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 85
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 17
Population 1,156,301
Drug-related deaths per 100,000 population 7.4
Drug-related suicide deaths per 100,000 population 1.5

Deaths by manner of death, 2010
Suicide 16.7%
Homicide 0.0%
Could not be determined 11.8%
Accidental 71.6%
Natural 0.0%

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related deaths, 2010
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Opiates/opioids 34 33 67
Cocaine 7 13 20
Alcohol 0 14 14
Stimulants 1 4 5
Antidepressants 1 4 5

Death rates by sex and age: Drug-related, 2010
Sex Deaths per 100,000 population
Male 8.6
Female 6.2

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 1.3
21 to 34 10.0
35 to 54 12.3
55 and over 5.4

Place of death, 2010
Drug-related Deaths
Health care facility 12
Home 52
Public place *
Other 20
Not documented 0

Drug-related suicide Deaths
Health care facility *
Home 13
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 90 85 45 12 17 7
Alcohol 19 14 0 5 * 0
Cocaine 17 20 7 0 0 0
Marijuana 0 0 0 0 0 0
Stimulants 4 5 * 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 5 5 * 4 * *
Antipsychotics * * 0 * * 0
Benzodiazepines 11 5 0 * * 0
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics * * 0 * 6 *
Opiates/opioids 72 67 34 4 9 *
– Heroin (specified) 9 4 * 0 0 0
– Methadone 18 25 13 0 * 0
– All other opiates/opioids 47 41 18 4 7 *
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents 0 0 0 0 * 0
Salicylates/combinations 0 0 0 * * 0
Misc. analgesics/combinations 5 * * * * 0
Anticonvulsants * * 0 0 * *
Muscle relaxants 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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