How many teens misuse prescription opioids?

The chart below shows the percentage of teens who say they misuse prescription opioid pain medicines.

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Monitoring the Future Study: Trends in Prevalence of Various Drugs for 8th Graders, 10th Graders, and 12th Graders; 2020 (in percent)*
Drug Time Period 8th Graders 10th Graders 12th Graders
Vicodin Past Year 0.5 0.9 1.2
OxyContin Past Year 0.9 [1.0] 2.4

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