Prescription Drugs polling

Latest Polling
58%
of Americans report currently taking at least one prescription medicine. (October 2019)
35%
of those taking 4 or more prescription drugs say they have a difficult time affording prescription medication. (February 2019)
27%
of Americans — or 1 in 4 — say they take four or more prescription drugs. (October 2019)
29%
say they did not take prescription medication as directed because of the cost. (February 2019)
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72%

A majority — 72% — of the public doesn’t expect Congress to pass legislation to lower drug costs before the 2020 election.

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