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Indianapolis, IN: Marion County, IN

Drug misuse deaths reported to DAWN 92
Suicide deaths reported to DAWN 19
Population 863,596
Drug misuse deaths per 1,000,000 population 106.5
Suicide deaths per 1,000,000 population 22.0

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 72 92 21 8 19 6
Alcohol1 23 25 0 -- -- 0
Cocaine 21 40 11 -- -- 0
Marijuana 14 11 0 -- -- 0
Stimulants -- 5 -- 0 0 0
Club drugs2 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Hallucinogens3 -- 0 0 0 -- 0
Inhalants 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Antidepressants 5 17 0 -- 8 --
Antipsychotics 0 0 0 0 -- 0
Benzodiazepines 17 20 0 -- 7 0
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics 5 9 -- -- 4 0
Opiates/opioids 60 60 5 4 12 --
– Heroin (specified) -- 5 0 0 0 0
– Methadone 17 14 -- -- -- --
– All other opiates/opioids 48 49 -- 4 10 --
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents 0 0 0 -- -- 0
Salicylates/combinations -- 0 0 0 0 0
Misc. analgesics/combinations 4 19 -- -- 5 --
Anticonvulsants 0 -- 0 0 -- 0
Muscle relaxants -- 7 -- -- -- 0

Deaths by case type, 2004
Suicide 17.1%
Overmedication 0.9%
Homicide 0.0%
All other accidental 0.0%
Could not be determined 82.0%

Causes of death, 2004
Drug misuse Deaths
Any drug-related cause 92
– Abuse 20
– Drug or alcohol 91
– Toxic effects 81
Body systems (includes infections) 15
Accidents and injuries --

Place of death, 2004
Drug misuse Deaths
Health care facility 18
Home 49
Public place --
Other 23
Not documented 0

Death rates by gender and age: Drug misuse, 2004
Gender Deaths per 1,000,000 population
Male 148.3
Female 67.6

Age Deaths per 1,000,000 population
Under 21 11.4
21 to 34 124.9
35 to 54 228.7
55 and over 53.3

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug misuse deaths, 2004
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Opiates/opioids 5 55 60
Cocaine 11 29 40
Alcohol 0 25 25
Benzodiazepines 0 20 20
Misc. analgesics/combinations 2 17 19

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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