Opioid Rx rate in the U.S. 2018, by state and daily dosage

This statistic depicts the rate of opioid prescriptions in the U.S., sorted by daily dosage per Rx (in morphine milligram equivalents per day) in 2018, by state. The opioid prescription rate in Texas for prescriptions with daily dosages of 90 and more morphine milligram equivalents (MME) per day stood at two per 100 persons.

Rate of opioid prescriptions in the U.S. in 2018, by state and daily dosage (per 100 persons)*

Less than 50 MME/day50 to 90 MME/day90 and more MME/day
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Sources

Release date

November 2019

Region

North America, United States

Survey time period

2018

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* Rate per 100 persons adjusted to the U.S. census population.
MME: morphine milligram equivalents.

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