U.S. adult users of prescription mental health/substance abuse medications 1998-2010

Number of users of prescription mental health/substance abuse medications among U.S. adults between 1998 and 2010 (in millions)

by Statista Research Department, last edited Dec 11, 2013
U.S. adult users of prescription mental health/substance abuse medications 1998-2010 This statistic represents the total number of users of prescription mental health/substance abuse medications among adults in the United States from 1998 to 2010. In 1998, the total number of such users in the United States amounted to some 15 million. Ten years later, this figure increased to more than 27 million.
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Number of users of prescription mental health/substance abuse medications among U.S. adults between 1998 and 2010 (in millions)

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199820082010
All coverage groups 15.127.229.9
Antianxiety, all classes* 5.39.39.5
Antidepressants, all classes 11.221.523.3
Antipsychotics, all classes 1.42.83.1
Antimanics, anticonvulsants 12.42.7
199820082010
All coverage groups 15.127.229.9
Antianxiety, all classes* 5.39.39.5
Antidepressants, all classes 11.221.523.3
Antipsychotics, all classes 1.42.83.1
Antimanics, anticonvulsants 12.42.7
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Dec 11, 2013
This statistic represents the total number of users of prescription mental health/substance abuse medications among adults in the United States from 1998 to 2010. In 1998, the total number of such users in the United States amounted to some 15 million. Ten years later, this figure increased to more than 27 million.
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