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

Drug misuse deaths reported to DAWN 68
Suicide deaths reported to DAWN 18
Population 1,120,897
Drug misuse deaths per 1,000,000 population 60.7
Suicide deaths per 1,000,000 population 16.1

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 67 68 32 19 18 7
Alcohol1 19 22 0 7 -- 0
Cocaine 19 24 9 0 0 0
Marijuana 0 0 0 0 0 0
Stimulants 5 6 6 0 0 0
Club drugs2 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Hallucinogens3 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Inhalants 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Antidepressants 4 -- 0 7 4 0
Antipsychotics -- 0 0 0 -- --
Benzodiazepines 5 6 0 -- 4 0
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics 4 0 0 -- -- --
Opiates/opioids 48 47 15 -- 6 --
– Heroin (specified) 9 9 -- 0 0 0
– Methadone 11 10 4 0 0 0
– All other opiates/opioids 32 28 8 -- 6 --
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents 0 0 0 0 0 0
Salicylates/combinations 0 -- -- -- 0 0
Misc. analgesics/combinations -- -- 0 5 8 --
Anticonvulsants 0 0 0 0 0 0
Muscle relaxants 0 0 0 0 0 0

Deaths by case type, 2004
Suicide 20.9%
Overmedication 16.3%
Homicide 0.0%
All other accidental 57.0%
Could not be determined 5.8%

Causes of death, 2004
Drug misuse Deaths
Any drug-related cause 67
– Abuse 0
– Drug or alcohol 67
– Toxic effects 65
Body systems (includes infections) 9
Accidents and injuries --

Place of death, 2004
Drug misuse Deaths
Health care facility 14
Home 33
Public place 5
Other 15
Not documented --

Death rates by gender and age: Drug misuse, 2004
Gender Deaths per 1,000,000 population
Male 92.1
Female 30.0

Age Deaths per 1,000,000 population
Under 21 0.0
21 to 34 87.9
35 to 54 112.4
55 and over 34.8

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug misuse deaths, 2004
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Opiates/opioids 15 32 47
Cocaine 9 15 24
Alcohol 0 22 22
Benzodiazepines 0 6 6
Stimulants 6 0 6

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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