Percentage change in opioid prescriptions in Canada by province 2016-2017

Change in prescribed daily doses of opioids in Canada from 2016 to 2017, by province*

Percentage change in opioid prescriptions in Canada by province 2016-2017 This statistic depicts the percentage change in the rate of prescriptions for opioids written in Canada from 2016 to 2017, by province. In British Columbia, there was a 14 percent decrease in the number of prescribed daily doses of opioids (including the leading six opioids) written during that time per one thousand of its population.
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Change in prescribed daily doses of opioids in Canada from 2016 to 2017, by province*

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Change in prescribed daily doses
Alberta-12%
British Columbia-14%
Canada-10%
Manitoba-5%
New Bruswick-6%
New Foundland and Labrador2%
Nova Scotia-12%
Ontario-12%
Prince Edward Island-3%
Quebec-4%
Saskatchewan-6%
Change in prescribed daily doses
Alberta-12%
British Columbia-14%
Canada-10%
Manitoba-5%
New Bruswick-6%
New Foundland and Labrador2%
Nova Scotia-12%
Ontario-12%
Prince Edward Island-3%
Quebec-4%
Saskatchewan-6%
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This statistic depicts the percentage change in the rate of prescriptions for opioids written in Canada from 2016 to 2017, by province. In British Columbia, there was a 14 percent decrease in the number of prescribed daily doses of opioids (including the leading six opioids) written during that time per one thousand of its population.
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