Share of prescribed opioid users for select pain types between 2006-2015

Distribution of adults in the U.S. who were prescribed opioids for select types of pain between 2006 to 2015

by Matej Mikulic, last edited May 18, 2017
Share of prescribed opioid users for select pain types between 2006-2015 This statistic displays the distribution of adults in the U.S. who were prescribed opioids for select types of pain between 2006 and 2015. In total, 30 percent of people that received opioid prescriptions were treated for joint pain, compared to just 2.33 percent of patients that were treated for head pain.
Show more

Distribution of adults in the U.S. who were prescribed opioids for select types of pain between 2006 to 2015

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $588 / Year
Basic Account
Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.

Premium Account
Your perfect start with Statista
  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references

$49 / Month *

Corporate Account
Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

* All products require an annual contract.
   Prices do not include sales tax.
Leading companies trust Statista:
paypalgoogleadobepgsamsungtelekom
Statista has been my savior on several occasions. The site is easy to maneuver and the data is in a format that can go right into a report or presentation.
Marlene Greenfield

Marlene Greenfield
Vice President, Hearst Magazines

Statistics on "Opioid use in the U.S."
  • Global overview
The most important statistics
  • U.S. overview
  • Heroin use in the U.S.
  • Opioid use in the U.S.
  • Deaths from opioids in the U.S.
  • Public opinion
  • Miscellaneous
Discover Statista
Need help with using Statista for your research? Tutorials and first steps
Further Content: Statistics, Studies, and Topic Pages
Learn more about how Statista can support your business.
Do you have any questions about our business solutions?

We provide you with detailed information about our Corporate Account.