Proportion of people who have taken generic prescription medication by country 2013

Use of prescribed generic medication for any condition in selected countries as of 2013*

Proportion of people who have taken generic prescription medication by country 2013 This statistic shows the proportion of people from various regions that have taken generic prescription medication for any condition of illness as of 2013. In the United States, 70 percent of people have taken a generic prescription drug for an illness or condition within the past two years. In the United States, consumers are more likely to prefer generic drugs but believe that the quality of generic drugs were lower than that of a branded drug.
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Use of prescribed generic medication for any condition in selected countries as of 2013*

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France73%20%7%
United Kingdom36%42%22%
United States70%24%5%
Canada54%30%15%
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France73%20%7%
United Kingdom36%42%22%
United States70%24%5%
Canada54%30%15%
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This statistic shows the proportion of people from various regions that have taken generic prescription medication for any condition of illness as of 2013. In the United States, 70 percent of people have taken a generic prescription drug for an illness or condition within the past two years. In the United States, consumers are more likely to prefer generic drugs but believe that the quality of generic drugs were lower than that of a branded drug.
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