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

Drug misuse deaths reported to DAWN 401
Suicide deaths reported to DAWN 13
Population 2,016,202
Drug misuse deaths per 1,000,000 population 198.9
Suicide deaths per 1,000,000 population 6.4

Drug-related deaths by drug category, 2003-2004
Drug category Drug misuse Suicide
Deaths,
2003
Deaths,
2004
Single-drug
deaths,
2004
Deaths,
2003
Deaths,
2004
Single-drug
deaths,
2004
1 Includes alcohol in combination with other drugs (all ages) and alcohol alone in decedents under age 21.
2 Includes MDMA (Ecstasy), GHB, flunitrazepam (Rohypnol), and ketamine.
3 Includes PCP, LSD, and miscellaneous hallucinogens.
ALL DRUGS 339 401 34 24 13 0
Alcohol1 107 93 0 9 --  
Cocaine 198 217 25 -- --  
Marijuana 0 0 0 0 0  
Stimulants -- -- 0 0 0  
Club drugs2 0 -- 0 0 0  
Hallucinogens3 0 0 0 0 0  
Inhalants 0 -- 0 0 0  
 
Antidepressants 71 107 -- 14 7  
Antipsychotics 23 29 0 5 5  
Benzodiazepines 80 119 0 11 6  
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics 76 97 0 10 5  
Opiates/opioids 255 326 7 14 7  
– Heroin (specified) 64 162 -- 0 0  
– Methadone 39 53 -- 0 0  
– All other opiates/opioids 213 261 4 14 7  
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents 0 0 0 0 0  
Salicylates/combinations 0 0 0 0 --  
Misc. analgesics/combinations 5 9 0 0 0  
Anticonvulsants 7 8 0 -- 0  
Muscle relaxants 16 26 0 -- 0  

Deaths by case type, 2004
Suicide 3.1%
Overmedication 18.6%
Homicide 0.0%
All other accidental 76.8%
Could not be determined 1.4%

Causes of death, 2004
Drug misuse Deaths
Any drug-related cause 401
– Abuse 217
– Drug or alcohol 401
– Toxic effects 160
Body systems (includes infections) 42
Accidents and injuries --

Place of death, 2004
Drug misuse Deaths
Health care facility 143
Home 185
Public place 12
Other 61
Not documented 0

Death rates by gender and age: Drug misuse, 2004
Gender Deaths per 1,000,000 population
Male 285.3
Female 119.5

Age Deaths per 1,000,000 population
Under 21 12.6
21 to 34 202.6
35 to 54 494.8
55 and over 63.6

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug misuse deaths, 2004
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Opiates/opioids 7 319 326
Cocaine 25 192 217
Benzodiazepines 0 119 119
Antidepressants 2 105 107
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics 0 97 97

End Notes
-- Indicates a number less than 4 has been suppressed.
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, SAMHSA, Drug Abuse Warning Network 2004 (11/2005 update).

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