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Indianapolis-Carmel, IN: Marion County, IN

Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 102
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 7
Population 865,504
Drug-related deaths per 100,000 population 11.8
Drug-related suicide deaths per 100,000 population 0.8

Drug-related deaths by drug category, 2005-2006
Drug category Drug-related Drug-related suicide
Deaths, 2005 Deaths, 2006 Single-drug
deaths, 2006
Deaths, 2005 Deaths, 2006 Single-drug
deaths, 2006
* Includes alcohol in combination with other drugs (all ages) and alcohol alone in decedents under age 21.
Includes MDMA (Ecstasy), GHB, flunitrazepam (Rohypnol), and ketamine.
†† Includes PCP, LSD, and miscellaneous hallucinogens.
ALL DRUGS 59 102 15 11 7 --
Alcohol* 11 24 0 -- -- --
Cocaine 17 33 8 0 0 --
Marijuana 11 11 0 0 -- --
Stimulants -- -- 0 -- 0 --
Club drugs 0 0 0 0 0 --
Hallucinogens†† -- -- 0 0 0 --
Inhalants 0 0 0 0 0 --
Antidepressants 12 7 0 -- -- --
Antipsychotics 0 -- 0 0 0 --
Benzodiazepines 26 43 0 5 -- --
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics 5 5 0 -- -- --
Opiates/opioids 49 79 4 5 4 --
– Heroin (specified) 4 10 0 0 0 --
– Methadone 10 23 -- 0 0 --
– All other opiates/opioids 42 66 -- 5 4 --
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents 0 0 0 0 0 --
Salicylates/combinations -- -- 0 0 0 --
Misc. analgesics/combinations 15 8 -- 5 -- --
Anticonvulsants -- 0 0 -- -- --
Muscle relaxants 4 0 0 0 0 --

Deaths by manner of death, 2006
Suicide 6.4%
Homicide 0.0%
Could not be determined 80.7%
Accidental 12.8%
Natural 0.0%

Place of death, 2006
Drug-related Deaths
Health care facility 22
Home 52
Public place 4
Other 24
Not documented 0

Drug-related suicide Deaths
Health care facility --
Home 4
Public place --
Other 0
Not documented 0

Death rates by gender and age: Drug-related, 2006
Gender Deaths per 100,000 population
Male 15.9
Female 7.9

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 2.3
21 to 34 17.5
35 to 54 22.2
55 and over 5.1

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related deaths, 2006
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Opiates/opioids 4 75 79
Benzodiazepines 0 43 43
Cocaine 8 25 33
Alcohol 0 24 24
Marijuana 0 11 11

End Notes
1. Drug-related deaths exclude suicides.
2. All death rates are per 100,000 population.
3. -- A number less than 4 has been suppressed.

SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, SAMHSA, Drug Abuse Warning Network, 2006 (08/2008 update).

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