Actual need of opioids for everyone who is prescribed by age group US 2017

Opinion of U.S. adults on the actual need of opioids for everyone who is prescribed as of 2017, by age group

Actual need of opioids for everyone who is prescribed by age group US 2017 This statistic shows the opinion of U.S. adults on the actual need of opioids for everyone who is prescribed as of 2017, by age group. Some 50 percent of respondents aged between 18 to 29 years stated that they feel only some people really need them out of everyone who is prescribed opioids.
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Opinion of U.S. adults on the actual need of opioids for everyone who is prescribed as of 2017, by age group

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18 to 29 years 30 to 44 years 45 to 59 years 60 years and older
Yes, people really need them16%23%9%6%
Only some people really need them50%48%51%54%
No, most people do not need them19%13%21%21%
No, no one needs them4%5%3%2%
Don’t know11%11%16%17%
18 to 29 years 30 to 44 years 45 to 59 years 60 years and older
Yes, people really need them16%23%9%6%
Only some people really need them50%48%51%54%
No, most people do not need them19%13%21%21%
No, no one needs them4%5%3%2%
Don’t know11%11%16%17%
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This statistic shows the opinion of U.S. adults on the actual need of opioids for everyone who is prescribed as of 2017, by age group. Some 50 percent of respondents aged between 18 to 29 years stated that they feel only some people really need them out of everyone who is prescribed opioids.
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