Percentage of U.S. population with at least one opioid prescription 2014-2018

This statistic depicts the percentage of people in the U.S. with at least one opioid prescription from 2014 to 2018. In 2018, around 15 percent of the U.S. population had at least one opioid prescription.

Percentage of persons with at least one opioid prescription in the U.S. 2014 to 2018

Percentage of population
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Release date

November 2019


North America, United States

Survey time period

2014 to 2018

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Figures for the years 2014 to 2017 were taken from the previous years report.

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