Opinion whether OTC medicine products save trips to the doctors in the U.S. 2012

This statistic shows the opinion regarding whether OTC products save trips to the doctors in the U.S. in 2012, by sample group. The survey revealed that 95 percent of the general population in the United States feel that OTC medicines make it easy for individuals to care for minor medical ailments themselves.

Do over-the-counter products save trips to the doctor?

General populationAfrican-American oversampleLatino oversampleAsian oversample
OTC medicines make it easy for individuals to care for minor medical ailments95%95%94%94%
Individuals should try to treat minor ailments themselves before seeking professional care88%82%86%86%
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Source

Release date

March 2013

Region

United States

Survey time period

2012

Special properties

Percentage reflects those who strongly agree or somewhat agree

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