Opinions on prescription opioid use among cancer patients U.S. 2018, by age

Percentage of U.S. adults that supported select prescription opioid policies for cancer patients as of 2018, by age

Opinions on prescription opioid use among cancer patients U.S. 2018, by age This statistic shows the percentage of U.S. adults that had select opinions on prescription opioid use among cancer and other patients as of 2018, by age group of respondents. According to the survey, 73 percent of all respondents indicated that they thought any new rules and regulations that would make it harder to obtain opioids should not be applicable to cancer patients.
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Percentage of U.S. adults that supported select prescription opioid policies for cancer patients as of 2018, by age

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Any new rules and regulations that would make prescription opioids harder to obtain should not be applicable to cancer patientsThe benefits of using prescription opioids to manage cancer pain outweighs the risks of potentially becoming addicted
Total73%69%
18-37 years68%62%
38-53 years73%69%
54-71 years77%75%
72 years and older72%67%
Any new rules and regulations that would make prescription opioids harder to obtain should not be applicable to cancer patientsThe benefits of using prescription opioids to manage cancer pain outweighs the risks of potentially becoming addicted
Total73%69%
18-37 years68%62%
38-53 years73%69%
54-71 years77%75%
72 years and older72%67%
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This statistic shows the percentage of U.S. adults that had select opinions on prescription opioid use among cancer and other patients as of 2018, by age group of respondents. According to the survey, 73 percent of all respondents indicated that they thought any new rules and regulations that would make it harder to obtain opioids should not be applicable to cancer patients.
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