July Wed, 2019
JOINT RUTGERS-EAGLETON/FDU POLL: ONE IN FOUR HOUSEHOLDS HAVE A MEMBER WHO HAS TAKEN PRESCRIPTION PAIN RELIEVERS IN PAST YEAR, VIRTUALLY ALL RESIDENTS BELIEVE OPIOID USAGE IS A PROBLEM IN NEW JERSEY
Nearly a quarter of New Jerseyans (23 percent) say they or a family member have taken a prescription opioid painkiller in the past 12 months, according to a joint Rutgers-Eagleton/Fairleigh Dickinson University poll in collaboration with the Rutgers Center for State Health Policy.
June Wed, 2018
NEW JERSEYANS NEARLY UNANIMOUS ABOUT SERIOUSNESS OF OPIOID PROBLEM IN GARDEN STATE, MOST LIKELY TO HOLD DOCTORS AND PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES RESPONSIBLE
Virtually all New Jerseyans believe opioid addiction to prescription pain medication is a “very” (73 percent) or “somewhat” (21 percent) serious problem, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll as part of its “Opioids in the Garden State” series. Just 3 percent of residents say it is “not very” serious, and 1 percent says opioid addiction to prescription pain medications is “not a problem at all.”
June Wed, 2018
MANY NEW JERSEYANS PRESCRIBED OPIOIDS DO NOT RECALL DOCTOR EXPLAINING DANGERS, RISKS, OR ALTERNATIVE TREATMENTS
Nearly half of New Jerseyans (46 percent) say they or a family member have been prescribed opioids by a medical professional in the last 12 months, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll as part of the “Opioids in the Garden State” series.