Share of adults who do not take prescribed medicines in England 2013, by age

This statistic displays the proportion of individuals who do not take any prescription medicines in England in 2013, by gender and age. In this year, 86 percent of men and 74 percent of women aged between 16 and 24 years old did not take any prescription medication in the last week.

Proportion of individuals who do not take any prescribed medicines in England 2013, by gender and age

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Source

Release date

December 2014

Region

United Kingdom (England)

Survey time period

January to December 2013

Number of respondents

11,639*

Age group

16 years and older

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

* Weighted bases: n (men) = 5,661; n (women) = 5,978.
Prescribed medicines exclude smoking cessation products and contraceptives.

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