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Coroner's Office - Anne L. Majewski, M.D., McHenry County Coroner

Statistical Information

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Note: All 2018 statistics are preliminary due to several pending cases.

McHenry County Coroner Statistical Report

MANNER OF DEATH
2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Natural 1358 1240 1332 1320 1315 1365 1430 1434 1454 1759 1772
Suicide 17 29 37 29 40 31 33 35 23 43 34
Homicide 2 3 2 6 2 4 1 4 1 7 0
Accident 19 13 13 23 18 67 93 100 134 172 127
Drug Overdose 28 38 32 21 31 38 32 43 56 78 51
3 pending
Motor Vehicle
13 14 14 9 26 17 16 16 22 32 21
Under-determined
3 4 5 2 6 2 1 1 6 4 3
Autopsy 147 146 164 134 182 112 99 142 144 175 146

Drug Related Deaths

Drug Related Deaths Graph

Total/Opioid/Heroin/Fentanyl Deaths 2012-2018


2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Total OD 31 38 32 43 56 78 51
Opioid OD
24 27 21 38 46 62 42
Heroin OD
17 15 12 20 22 32 22
Fentanyl OD
1 3 4 7 11 18 27
Heroin + Fentanyl
0 0 1 3 6 11 17
Heroin + Fentanyl Analogs
0 0 0 0 1 2 1
Prescribed Opioid
10 8 7 13 9 22 9
Benzo - Alone or In Combo
7 5 4 1 5 17 15

Drug Overdose Deaths Graph 2012-2018

McHenry County Suicide Deaths


2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
TOTAL 29 40 31 33 35 23 43 34
Gender
Male 26 25 22 28 28 17 31
23
Female 3 15 9 5 7 6 12
11
Age
 0-20
1 3 4 3 3 1 2 3
21-30
4 5 2 3 5 1 8
4
31-40
3 4 6 4 6 4 6
7
41-50
11 7 9 9 9 8 6
5
51-60
7 12 8 8 7 1 8
6
61-70
2 4 1 5 2 5 4
4
71-80 1 3 0 1 1 2 7
4
>80 0 2 1 0 2 1 2
1
Race
Caucasian 29 39 31 33 32 22 40 31
Black 0 1 0 0 1 0 1  
Hispanic 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 3
Asian/Other 0 0 0 0 1 0 0  
Education
Grade School
11 20 6 13 20 9 5 4
HS/GED  4 5 10 5 2 7 15 15
Some College
6 11 9 5 4 5 12 6
College 6 0 1

3

6 1 6 6
Advanced 2 4 5 7 3 1 4  
Method
Gun shot wound 12 14 10 14 12 7 15
10
Hanging 7 14 8 8 15 7 12
13
Overdose 5 4 6 7 3 3 6
4
Train 0 3 0 2 2 4 3

Asphyxia (CO/He/bag)
4
5
5
2
2
0
4
3
Other (cut/stab/car/poison)
1 0 2 0 1 2 3
4
Other Statistics
Employed 11 28 18 21 25 15 22 19
Veteran 3 7 1 2 2 2 9 2
Prior Attempts/Threats 12 8 9 11 4 7 17
3 att/15 thr
LGBT---UNK               3---7
Note/Post/Post 7 18 13 10 11 11 19
14
Psych Diagnosis 20 35 24 25 20 10 28
13
Substance Abuse Hx
8 12 8 8 10 12 24
19
Under Treatment - Any MD
15 23 21 20 16 10 28
9

Suicide Deaths Graph

Suicide Deaths - Monthly Totals


2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Total Rank
January
2 3 3 4 2 2 1 17 9
February
0 3 2 0 0 0 2 7 12
March
5 3 2 6 1 1 0 18 6
April 2 4 1 2 2 2 5 18 7
May 2 5 1 6 4 4 1 23 2
June 6 1 4 7 4 4 2 28 1
July 4 2 4 3 2 2 3 20 5
August 4 2 2 2 0 0 1 11 10
September 4 4 5 2 2 2 4 23 3
October 4 3 1 2 1 1 6 18 8
November 4 0 4 1 4 4 4 21 4
December 3 1 4 0 1 1 1 11 11

Annual Comprehensive Statistics

  2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
McHenry County Deaths
1730 1454 1559 1593 1573 1494 1548 1589 1760 1985 1936
Coroner Investigated
1440 1351 1435 1401 1490 1437 1533 1585 1618 1873 1848
Phone Notification
992 968 1046 1059 1091 1108 1277 1275 1283 1389 1399
Hospice 728 758 762 833 832 825 940 959 907 974 1116
Nursing Home / AL
307 291 285 300 353 334 268 263 344 320 268
Hospital
188 145 213 158 192 228 243 244 317 363 324
Scene Investigation
448 383 389 342 399 324 325 304 397 484 449
RTM 159 123 94 92 90 84 103 95 143 152 161
Coroner's Case 289 260 295 250 309 240 222 252 278 352 288
Autopsy 147 146 164 134 182 112 99 142 144
13 exams
175
4 head only
16 exams
146
13 ext exams
Cremation Permits
829 790 825 830 941 929 965 1055 1041 1142 1253

 

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