Resources U.S. patients used for prescription questions as of 2017, by generation

This statistic shows the percentage of U.S. patients that were prescribed medication in the past 12 months and the resources they would use if they had questions regarding their medication as of 2017, by generation. According to the survey, 17 percent of Millennials stated that they would ask family or friends about their prescription medications.

Percentage of U.S. patients that used select resources for questions about their prescription medications as of 2017, by generation

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Release date

June 2017


United States

Survey time period

May 4 to May 8, 2017

Number of respondents

2,083 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

patients that have been prescribed medication within the past 12 months

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original Question: "If you have a question about your prescription medication whom would you reach out to/where would you look for support? Select all that apply."

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