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U.S. adults that blame doctors for the opioid epidemic as of 2017, by age

Percentage of adults in the U.S. who blamed doctors overprescribing painkillers for the opioid problem in the U.S. as of 2017, by age

U.S. adults that blame doctors for the opioid epidemic as of 2017, by age This statistic displays the percentage of U.S. adults who blamed doctors overprescribing painkillers for the opioid problem in the United States as of 2017, by age. According to the survey, 47 percent of survey respondents indicated that they blame doctors overprescribing painkillers "a lot" for the opioid problem in the U.S. 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 blamed doctors overprescribing painkillers for the opioid problem in the U.S. as of 2017, by age

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This statistic displays the percentage of U.S. adults who blamed doctors overprescribing painkillers for the opioid problem in the United States as of 2017, by age. According to the survey, 47 percent of survey respondents indicated that they blame doctors overprescribing painkillers "a lot" for the opioid problem in the U.S. 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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