Number of persons with misuse of select Rx drug types in past month U.S. 2016

Number of self-reported misuse of prescribed pain relievers, tranquilizers, stimulants, and sedatives in the U.S. in 2016 (in 1,000 individuals)*

Number of persons with misuse of select Rx drug types in past month U.S. 2016 This statistic depicts the number of self-reported misuse of prescribed pain relievers, tranquilizers, stimulants, and sedatives in the U.S. in 2016. Overall, the number of self-reported misuse of prescription tranquilizers was around 1.95 million.
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Number of self-reported misuse of prescribed pain relievers, tranquilizers, stimulants, and sedatives in the U.S. in 2016 (in 1,000 individuals)*

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Number of persons in thousands
Prescription pain relievers3,350
Prescription tranquilizer1,953
Prescription stimulants1,735
Prescription sedatives497
Number of persons in thousands
Prescription pain relievers3,350
Prescription tranquilizer1,953
Prescription stimulants1,735
Prescription sedatives497
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This statistic depicts the number of self-reported misuse of prescribed pain relievers, tranquilizers, stimulants, and sedatives in the U.S. in 2016. Overall, the number of self-reported misuse of prescription tranquilizers was around 1.95 million.
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