U.S. adults opinion on responsibility for high consumption of opioids by age 2017

Opinions on responsibility for high opioid consumption in the U.S. as of 2017, by age group

U.S. adults opinion on responsibility for high consumption of opioids by age 2017 This statistic shows the opinions on who is responsible for the high consumption of opioids in the U.S. as of 2017, by age group. Almost 30 percent of the respondents aged 18 to 29 stated that they believe that physicians are responsible for the high consumption of opioids in the United States.
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Opinions on responsibility for high opioid consumption in the U.S. 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
Physicians30%43%48%55%
Pharmacies26%24%9%7%
Pharmaceutical manufacturers35%38%28%24%
Patients34%46%40%38%
Drug distributors48%38%25%20%
Other 1%3%5%2%
Don’t know11%12%18%17%
18 to 29 years 30 to 44 years 45 to 59 years 60 years and older
Physicians30%43%48%55%
Pharmacies26%24%9%7%
Pharmaceutical manufacturers35%38%28%24%
Patients34%46%40%38%
Drug distributors48%38%25%20%
Other 1%3%5%2%
Don’t know11%12%18%17%
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This statistic shows the opinions on who is responsible for the high consumption of opioids in the U.S. as of 2017, by age group. Almost 30 percent of the respondents aged 18 to 29 stated that they believe that physicians are responsible for the high consumption of opioids in the United States.
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