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

Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 418
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 15
Population 1,985,101
Drug-related deaths per 100,000 population 21.1
Drug-related suicide deaths per 100,000 population 0.8

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 539 418 130 22 15 7
Alcohol* 122 105 0 5 6 0
Cocaine 273 214 85 0 0 0
Marijuana 0 0 0 0 0 0
Stimulants -- -- 0 -- 0 0
Club drugs -- -- 0 0 0 0
Hallucinogens†† 0 0 0 0 0 0
Inhalants 0 0 0 0 0 0
Antidepressants 35 61 6 8 5 --
Antipsychotics 12 30 -- -- 4 --
Benzodiazepines 46 47 0 4 -- 0
Misc. anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics 29 36 0 -- 0 0
– Opiates/opioids 416 279 34 11 -- --
– Heroin (specified) 91 109 0 0 0 0
– Methadone 56 49 10 -- 0 0
All other opiates/opioids 384 242 24 9 -- --
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents 0 0 0 0 0 0
Salicylates/combinations 0 0 0 0 -- 0
Misc. analgesics/combinations 12 9 -- 4 0 0
Anticonvulsants -- 4 -- 0 0 0
Muscle relaxants 11 7 -- 0 0 0

Deaths by manner of death, 2007
Suicide 3.5%
Homicide 0.0%
Could not be determined 1.2%
Accidental 95.2%
Natural 0.2%

Place of death, 2007
Drug-related Deaths
Health care facility 174
Home 215
Public place 0
Other 29
Not documented 0

Drug-related suicide Deaths
Health care facility --
Home 12
Public place 0
Other 0
Not documented 0

Death rates by gender and age: Drug-related, 2007
Gender Deaths per 100,000 population
Male 31.2
Female 11.6

Age Deaths per 100,000 population
Under 21 1.8
21 to 34 18.8
35 to 54 45.2
55 and over 16.6

Top 5 drugs involved: Drug-related deaths, 2007
Drug category Single-drug deaths Multi-drug deaths Total
Opiates/opioids 34 245 279
Cocaine 85 129 214
Alcohol 0 105 105
Antidepressants 6 55 61
Benzodiazepines 0 47 47

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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