Prevalence of misuse of select Rx drug types in past month U.S. 2016, by gender

Rate of self-reported misuse of prescribed pain relievers, tranquilizers, stimulants, and sedatives in the U.S. in 2016, by gender (per 100 persons)*

by Matej Mikulic, last edited Sep 5, 2018
Prevalence of misuse of select Rx drug types in past month U.S. 2016, by gender This statistic depicts the rate of self-reported misuse of prescribed pain relievers, tranquilizers, stimulants, and sedatives in the U.S. in 2016, by gender. The rate of prescription tranquilizer misuse amongst males in the preceding month stood at 0.8 and amongst females at 0.7 per 100 persons.
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Rate of self-reported misuse of prescribed pain relievers, tranquilizers, stimulants, and sedatives in the U.S. in 2016, by gender (per 100 persons)*

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MaleFemale
Prescription pain relievers1.31.2
Prescription tranquilizer0.80.7
Prescription stimulants0.70.6
Prescription sedatives0.20.2
MaleFemale
Prescription pain relievers1.31.2
Prescription tranquilizer0.80.7
Prescription stimulants0.70.6
Prescription sedatives0.20.2
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by Matej Mikulic, last edited Sep 5, 2018
This statistic depicts the rate of self-reported misuse of prescribed pain relievers, tranquilizers, stimulants, and sedatives in the U.S. in 2016, by gender. The rate of prescription tranquilizer misuse amongst males in the preceding month stood at 0.8 and amongst females at 0.7 per 100 persons.
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