FACTS ON THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC IN AMERICA
- Americans consume 99 percent of the hydrocodone sold worldwide and 81 percent of all oxycodone — approximately 30 times more than medically necessary for the population size of the U.S.
- Between 2002 and 2015, opioids killed an estimated 202,600 Americans
- Overdose cases increased by more than 30 percent across the U.S. between July 2016 and September 2017. In the Midwest region, overdose cases rose by 70 percent and overdose mortality by 14 percent
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