U.S. adults with impression they are receiving unnecessary prescription drug 2017

This statistic shows the results of a survey conducted in the United States in February 2017. U.S. adults were asked if they feel that they had been prescribed a drug that they did not need. In total, 5 percent of respondents stated that they felt their GP prescribed a drug that they did not really need.

Have you ever had the impression you were prescribed a drug you did not really need?

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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

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