Prescription painkillers abuse sources in the U.S. 2011

Sources of prescription painkillers abuse in the U.S. in 2011

by Statista Research Department, last edited Nov 16, 2011
Prescription painkillers abuse sources in the U.S. 2011 This statistic represents the sources of prescription painkillers abuse in the United States in 2011. In that year, 55 percent of the prescription painkillers are obtained for free from a friend or relative in the United States.
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Sources of prescription painkillers abuse in the U.S. in 2011

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Percentage of sources
Obtained free from friend or relative55%
Prescribed by one doctor17.3%
Bought from friend or rleative 11.4%
Other source 7.1%
Took from friend or relative without asking4.8%
Got from drug dealer or stranger4.4%
Percentage of sources
Obtained free from friend or relative55%
Prescribed by one doctor17.3%
Bought from friend or rleative 11.4%
Other source 7.1%
Took from friend or relative without asking4.8%
Got from drug dealer or stranger4.4%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Nov 16, 2011
This statistic represents the sources of prescription painkillers abuse in the United States in 2011. In that year, 55 percent of the prescription painkillers are obtained for free from a friend or relative in the United States.
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