Percentage of Canadians who felt the opioid issue in Canada was a serious problem as of 2017, by age

Share of Canadians who believed opioids were a serious problem as of 2017, by age This statistic shows the percentage of Canadians who felt the opioid issue was a serious problem in Canada as of 2017, by age. It was found that 20 percent of respondents aged 18 to 24 years viewed opiods as a serious problem, compared to 33 percent of those aged 65 years and older.
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18 to 24 years25 to 34 years35 to 44 years45 to 54 years55 to 64 years65 years and older
A crisis20%19%25%25%31%33%
A serious problem33%37%43%40%46%49%
A problem, but one among many others26%26%17%20%14%14%
18 to 24 years25 to 34 years35 to 44 years45 to 54 years55 to 64 years65 years and older
A crisis20%19%25%25%31%33%
A serious problem33%37%43%40%46%49%
A problem, but one among many others26%26%17%20%14%14%
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This statistic shows the percentage of Canadians who felt the opioid issue was a serious problem in Canada as of 2017, by age. It was found that 20 percent of respondents aged 18 to 24 years viewed opiods as a serious problem, compared to 33 percent of those aged 65 years and older.
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Release date
January 2018
Region
Canada
Survey time period
November 14 to 20, 2017
Number of respondents
1,510 respondents
Age group
18 years and older
Method of interview
Online survey
Supplementary notes
Original question: How serious a problem is this opioid issue for Canada today?

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