Preferred pharma companies by Americans for drug purchase 2017

This statistic shows the results of a survey conducted in the United States in February 2017. U.S. adults that knew at least one pharmaceutical company were asked which pharmaceutical company they preferred when purchasing drugs. About 19 percent of survey respondents reported that they preferred Johnson & Johnson, while 8 percent of respondents preferred Abbott Laboratories.

Which of these pharma companies do you prefer when buying drugs?

Percentage of respondents
Johnson & Johnson 19%
Pfizer 16%
Merck & Co 11%
Bristol-Myers Squibb 8%
Abbott Laboratories 8%
GlaxoSmithKline 8%
Eli Lilly 7%
AstraZeneca 6%
Novartis 5%
Roche 5%
Sanofi 3%
Biogen 3%
Meda Pharma 3%
Amgen 3%
Actavis 3%
AbbVie 2%
Novo Nordisk 2%
Mylan 2%
Alexion Pharmaceuticals 2%
Regeneron 2%
Celgine 1%
Gilead Sciences 1%
Hospira 1%
none of the above 3%
I don't have a preference 61%
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Release date

February 2017


United States

Survey time period

February 6 to 8, 2017

Number of respondents

966 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

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