US adults that believe physicians are pressured to prescribe certain drugs, by age

Percentage of U.S. adults that believe physicians are under pressure from the pharma industry to prescribe certain drugs as of 2017, by age

by Matej Mikulic, last edited May 10, 2017
US adults that believe physicians are pressured to prescribe certain drugs, by age This statistic shows the results of a survey conducted in the United States in February 2017, by age. U.S. adults were asked how much pressure from the pharma industry they believe physicians are under to prescribe certain drugs to their patients. In total, 15 percent of respondents between the ages of 18 and 29 years felt that the pressure from the pharma industry on doctors is very high, while 12 percent of respondents 60 years and older felt the same.
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Percentage of U.S. adults that believe physicians are under pressure from the pharma industry to prescribe certain drugs as of 2017, by age

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18 to 29 years30 to 44 years45 to 59 years60 years and older
Very high15%27%17%12%
Rather high44%36%41%46%
Rather low14%13%11%10%
Very low6%4%7%4%
No pressure at all8%6%6%3%
Don’t know14%14%18%26%
18 to 29 years30 to 44 years45 to 59 years60 years and older
Very high15%27%17%12%
Rather high44%36%41%46%
Rather low14%13%11%10%
Very low6%4%7%4%
No pressure at all8%6%6%3%
Don’t know14%14%18%26%
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by Matej Mikulic, last edited May 10, 2017
This statistic shows the results of a survey conducted in the United States in February 2017, by age. U.S. adults were asked how much pressure from the pharma industry they believe physicians are under to prescribe certain drugs to their patients. In total, 15 percent of respondents between the ages of 18 and 29 years felt that the pressure from the pharma industry on doctors is very high, while 12 percent of respondents 60 years and older felt the same.
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