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

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.
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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%
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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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.
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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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