2010 Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) Available for Download and Online Analysis
The 2010 DAWN emergency department (ED) public use data files are now available for download and online analysis through the SAMHDA website.
DAWN is a nationally representative public health surveillance system that continuously monitors drug-related, hospital ED visits and drug-related deaths reported by select coroner and medical examiner offices across the country. All types of drugs (licit and illicit) are covered, including all alcohol involvement for patients under 21, and alcohol involvement in combination with other substances for those age 21 and older. Variables in DAWN provide details on the ED visit, including type of case, case disposition, drug involvement, route of administration, and the number of unique drugs reported.
Highlights of the 2010 Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) Findings on Drug-Related Emergency Department Visits report is available from SAMHSA. The 2004 through 2009 DAWN ED public use data and documentation files are also available on the SAMHDA website for download and online analysis.
Learn more about DAWN on the DAWN series home page.
SAMHDA is sponsored by the Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality (formerly the Office of Applied Studies), SAMHSA, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and is located at the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan.
|The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Data Archive (SAMHDA) provides easy access to current and comprehensive data on substance abuse and mental health. All data sets are available for download directly from the SAMHDA website in multiple file formats. In addition, SAMHDA offers online data analysis, tools to customize graphs/charts, interactive maps, bibliographies, and user support.|
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