U.S. population with usage of prescription drugs by age 1988-2016

This statistic shows the percentage of the U.S. population with usage of prescription drugs within the past month between 1988 and 2016. In the period 2013-2016, 20.2 percent of the population under 18 years used prescription drugs.

Percentage of U.S. population with usage of prescription drugs within past month between 1988 and 2016, by age

Age group1988-19941999-20022009-20122013-2016
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Release date

October 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

1988 to 2016

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