Share of commercially-insured members with opioid prescription duration less than 90 days in U.S. in 2015*
Share of insured persons with prescription duration less than 90 days U.S. 2015
This statistic shows the share of commercially-insured members with an opioid prescription duration less than 90 days in the U.S. in 2015. There were 35 percent of members with a prescription duration of four to seven days in 2015.
Share of commercially-insured members with opioid prescription duration less than 90 days in U.S. in 2015*
Duration in daysPercentage of members
0-310%
4-735%
8-1416%
15-3013%
31-4411%
45-9015%
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Sources

Release date

June 2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

2015

Number of respondents

base: over 30 million

Age group

under age 65 years

Special properties

BCBS commercially-insured members

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* Durations less than 90 days made up 55 percent of total users.

Share of insured persons with prescription duration less than 90 days U.S. 2015
This statistic shows the share of commercially-insured members with an opioid prescription duration less than 90 days in the U.S. in 2015. There were 35 percent of members with a prescription duration of four to seven days in 2015.
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