Number of persons aged 12 years and older who report nonmedical use of prescription pain relievers in the past year
Number of persons aged 12 years and older
A description of NSDUH was published by SAMHSA.
From the 2008 National Survey on Drug Use and Health:
How long has it been since you last used any prescription pain reliever that was not prescribed for you or that you took only for the experience or feeling it caused?
- Within the past 30 days
- More than 30 days ago but within the past 12 months
- More than 12 months ago
Klein, R.J.; Proctor, S.E.; Boudreault, M.A.; Turczyn, K.M. Healthy People 2010 Criteria for Data Suppression. Statistical Notes No. 24. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. 2002.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Results from the 2008 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: National Findings. Office of Applied Studies, NSDUH Series H-36, HHS Publication No. SMA 09-4434. Rockville, MD. 2009.