U.S. adults that know someone who abuses opioids as of 2017

Percentage of adults in the U.S. who personally know someone that abuses opioids as of 2017

by John Elflein, last edited Nov 6, 2017
U.S. adults that know someone who abuses opioids as of 2017 This statistic displays the percentage of U.S. adults who know someone that has a problem with opioid abuse as of August, 2017. According to the survey, 23 percent of survey respondents indicated that they knew someone with an opioid abuse problem. Opioids are a substance that act on opioid receptors in the brain and are primarily used as a pain relieving drug. Opioids are highly addictive and can cause fatal overdose when used outside of medicinal practices.
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Percentage of adults in the U.S. who personally know someone that abuses opioids as of 2017

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