Physicians on knowing a person taking opioids 2017

This statistic shows physicians who knew someone other than their patient who consumed opioids, by type of dosage, according to a survey conducted on September 04, 2017. On that date, 15 percent of the survey respondents from around the globe stated that they knew someone who died of an opioid overdose.
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Physicians on knowing someone personally taking opioids as of 2017*
Percentage of respondents
Taken opioids recreationally but not formed a habit /addiction10%
Struggled with an opioid addiction26%
Overdosed onopioids but not died8%
Died of an overdose15%
None of the above41%
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