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Manchester-Nashua, NH

Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 52
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 12
Metro area population, 2010 405,939
Population covered by DAWN 405,939
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) 52 12.8 12 3.0 405,939
1. Hillsborough County, NH 52 12.8 12 3.0 405,939

Deaths by manner of death, 2010
Suicide 18.8%
Homicide 0.0%
Could not be determined 3.1%
Accidental 78.1%
Natural 0.0%

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related deaths, 2010
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Opiates/opioids 15 28 43
Benzodiazepines 0 13 13
Cocaine 1 10 11
Alcohol 0 5 5
Antidepressants 1 4 5

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related suicide deaths, 2010
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Opiates/opioids 1 5 6
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics 1 4 5

Death rates by sex and age: Drug-related, 2010
Sex Deaths per 100,000 population
Male 15.9
Female 9.8

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 *
21 to 34 23.6
35 to 54 19.6
55 and over 8.4

Death rates by sex and age: Drug-related suicide, 2010
Sex Deaths per 100,000 population
Male 3.0
Female 2.9

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 0.0
21 to 34 *
35 to 54 6.3
55 and over *

Place of death, 2010
Drug-related Deaths
Health care facility 14
Home 32
Public place 0
Other 6
Not documented 0

Drug-related suicide Deaths
Health care facility *
Home 9
Public place 0
Other *
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 54 52 20 12 12 6
Alcohol 13 5 0 * * 0
Cocaine 9 11 * 0 0 0
Marijuana 0 0 0 0 0 0
Stimulants 0 * 0 0 0 0
Club drugs 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hallucinogens 0 0 0 0 0 0
Inhalants 0 0 0 0 0 0
Antidepressants 9 5 * 6 * 0
Antipsychotics * * 0 4 * 0
Benzodiazepines 18 13 0 * * 0
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics 4 4 0 * 5 *
Opiates/opioids 44 43 15 4 6 *
– Heroin (specified) 13 9 5 0 0 0
– Methadone 7 13 5 0 * *
– All other opiates/opioids 25 26 5 4 5 0
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents 0 0 0 0 0 0
Salicylates/combinations 0 0 0 0 0 0
Misc. analgesics/combinations 4 0 0 * * *
Anticonvulsants 0 0 0 * * 0
Muscle relaxants * * 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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