Barriers to effectively combat the opioid epidemic U.S. 2018

Which of the following are barriers to effectively combating the opioid epidemic?

by Matej Mikulic, last edited Mar 21, 2019
Barriers to effectively combat the opioid epidemic U.S. 2018 This statistic displays the share of survey respondents about the barriers to effectively combating the opioid epidemic in the U.S., according to a survey conducted in January 2018. As much as 60 percent of respondents stated that they believe that overprescribing of opioids is a barrier in combating the epidemic.
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Which of the following are barriers to effectively combating the opioid epidemic?

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Percentage of respondents
Overprescribing of opioids60%
Lack of access to treatment37%
Lack of coordination between state and federal governments to address epidemic35%
Lack of funding for research and prevention24%
Stigma of opioid use21%
Not sure17%
Other (specify)5%
Percentage of respondents
Overprescribing of opioids60%
Lack of access to treatment37%
Lack of coordination between state and federal governments to address epidemic35%
Lack of funding for research and prevention24%
Stigma of opioid use21%
Not sure17%
Other (specify)5%
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by Matej Mikulic, last edited Mar 21, 2019
This statistic displays the share of survey respondents about the barriers to effectively combating the opioid epidemic in the U.S., according to a survey conducted in January 2018. As much as 60 percent of respondents stated that they believe that overprescribing of opioids is a barrier in combating the epidemic.
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