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Trends in Nonmedical Use of Prescription Pain Relievers: 2002 to 2007


This report uses NSDUH data from 2002 to 2007 on Prescription Pain Relievers. In 2007, 2.1 percent of persons aged 12 or older (an estimated 5.2 million persons) reported using prescription pain relievers nonmedically in the past month; this rate does not differ significantly from that in 2002.

Publication Date:
October 28, 2016
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Report Type:
Data Review or Analytical Report

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