Nearly Half of Americans Take Prescription Drugs

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<p>47.5&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Percentage of Americans between 2007 and 2010 who took at least one prescription drug in the last month</p>
<p>39&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Percentage of Americans between 1988 and 1994 who used prescription drugs </p>
<p>10&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Percentage of Americans who took five or more prescriptions in the past 30 days</p>
<p>90&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Percentage of adults over the age of 65 who took at least one prescription drug in the last month</p>
<p><em>Source: Findings from a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention </em><a href="http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hus/hus13.pdf#listfigures"><em>report</em></a><em> released May 14, 2014, </em>Health, United States, 2013</p>
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