How many teens misuse prescription drugs?

The chart below shows the percentage of teens who say they misuse prescription drugs.

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Monitoring the Future Study: Trends in Prevalence of Any Prescription Drug for 12th Graders; 2017 - 2020 (in percent)*
Drug Time Period 12th Graders
2017 2018 2019
Any Prescription Drug Lifetime 16.5 15.5 14.6
Past Year 10.9 [9.9] [8.6]
Past Month 4.9 4.2 [3.6]

Explore teen substance use trends over time, by grade and substance with an interactive chart featuring Monitoring the Future data from 2016 to present.