Seriousness of select substance abuse problems in the U.S. 2016-2018

Percentage of adults in the U.S. who felt select substances were a serious problem in their community in 2016 and 2018

by John Elflein, last edited May 11, 2018
Seriousness of select substance abuse problems in the U.S. 2016-2018 This graph shows the percentage of adults in the U.S. who felt select substances were a serious problem in their community in 2016 and 2018. In 2018, the percentage of respondents who perceived prescription pain relievers as a serious problem was 43 percent whereas the share of respondents who perceived the same for marijuana remained at 26 percent.
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Percentage of adults in the U.S. who felt select substances were a serious problem in their community in 2016 and 2018

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