U.S. adults who heard of opioids 2017

This statistic shows the results of a survey conducted in the United States in February 2017. U.S. adults were asked if they ever heard of opioids. In total, 57 percent of respondents stated that they know what opioids are.

Percentage of U.S. adults who ever heard of opioids as of 2017

TotalFemaleMale
Yes, I know what opioids are57%60%54%
I have heard of it, but I am not sure what exactly it is 27%27%28%
No, I have not heard of it16%14%18%
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Source

Release date

February 2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

February 6 to 8, 2017

Number of respondents

1,029 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: "Have you ever heard of opioids?"

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