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

Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 150
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 16
Population 1,206,089
Drug-related deaths per 100,000 population 12.4
Drug-related suicide deaths per 100,000 population 1.3

Drug-related deaths by drug category, 2006-2007
Drug category Drug-related Drug-related suicide
Deaths, 2006 Deaths, 2007 Single-drug
deaths, 2007
Deaths, 2006 Deaths, 2007 Single-drug
deaths, 2007
* 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 165 150 9 19 16 --
Alcohol* 43 32 0 5 -- --
Cocaine 73 54 -- 0 0 --
Marijuana 30 17 0 0 -- --
Stimulants 5 4 0 0 -- --
Club drugs -- -- 0 0 0 --
Hallucinogens†† 0 -- 0 0 0 --
Inhalants -- 0 0 -- 0 --
Antidepressants 37 54 0 15 8 --
Antipsychotics 17 22 0 4 -- --
Benzodiazepines 53 55 0 7 9 --
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics 26 35 0 -- 5 --
– Opiates/opioids 139 121 6 8 8 --
– Heroin (specified) 6 11 0 0 0 --
– Methadone 31 29 -- -- 0 --
All other opiates/opioids 130 106 4 7 8 --
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents -- 0 0 -- 0 --
Salicylates/combinations 0 0 0 -- -- --
Misc. analgesics/combinations 10 20 0 -- 6 --
Anticonvulsants 6 15 0 4 -- --
Muscle relaxants 18 11 0 -- 4 --

Deaths by manner of death, 2007
Suicide 9.6%
Homicide 0.0%
Could not be determined 89.8%
Accidental 0.6%
Natural 0.0%

Place of death, 2007
Drug-related Deaths
Health care facility 46
Home 78
Public place 4
Other 22
Not documented 0

Drug-related suicide Deaths
Health care facility --
Home 11
Public place --
Other --
Not documented 0

Death rates by gender and age: Drug-related, 2007
Gender Deaths per 100,000 population
Male 17.3
Female 7.7

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 2.1
21 to 34 13.1
35 to 54 24.3
55 and over 7.8

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related deaths, 2007
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Opiates/opioids 6 115 121
Benzodiazepines 0 55 55
Antidepressants 0 54 54
Cocaine 3 51 54
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics 0 35 35

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, 2007 (08/2008 update).

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