Addiction experiences among adults in the U.S. as of 2018

This graph shows the percentage of adults in the U.S. who themselves, a loved one, or a close friend had select experiences with addiction as of 2018. In that year, 41 percent of the respondents stated that they, a loved one or a close friend had taken a prescription painkiller without a prescription.

Percentage of adults in the U.S. who themselves, a loved one, or a close friend had select experiences with addiction as of 2018

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Source

Release date

2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

March 14 to 19, 2018

Number of respondents

1,054 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interviews and online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: Have you, a loved one, or a close friend ever [ITEM]?

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