Opiods Prescribing rates per 100 people, by state and drug type (2012)

Prescribing rates per 100 people, by state and drug type (2012)

  • Above the national average
  • Same as the national average
  • Below the national average
State Opioid pain relievers Long-acting/extended-release opioid pain relievers High-dose opioid pain relievers Benzodiazepines
United States 82.5 10.3 4.2 37.6
Alabama 142.9 12.4 6.8 61.9
Alaska 65.1 10.7 4.2 24.0
Arizona 82.4 14.5 5.5 34.3
Arkansas 115.8 9.6 4.1 50.8
California 57.0 5.8 3.0 25.4
Colorado 71.2 11.8 4.1 28.0
Connecticut 72.4 14.1 5.4 46.2
Delaware 90.8 21.7 8.8 41.5
District of Columbia 85.7 13.7 5.7 38.4
Florida 72.7 11.3 6.6 46.9
Georgia 90.7 8.6 4.1 37.0
Hawaii 52.0 8.8 3.9 19.3
Idaho 85.6 10.3 3.9 29.1
Illinois 67.9 5.2 2.0 34.2
Indiana 109.1 10.7 4.9 42.9
Iowa 72.8 7.3 2.2 37.3
Kansas 93.8 10.3 4.0 38.9
Kentucky 128.4 11.6 5.0 57.4
Louisiana 118.0 7.8 3.6 51.5
Maine 85.1 21.8 5.6 40.7
Maryland 74.3 16.0 5.0 29.9
Massachusetts 70.8 14.9 3.5 48.8
Michigan 107.0 9.1 4.5 45.5
Minnesota 61.6 10.2 2.2 24.9
Mississippi 120.3 7.2 2.9 46.2
Missouri 94.8 9.5 3.5 42.6
Montana 82.0 14.0 4.4 33.7
Nebraska 79.4 7.8 2.3 35.0
Nevada 94.1 14.8 8.2 37.5
New Hampshire 71.7 19.6 6.1 41.2
New Jersey 62.9 11.3 5.8 36.5
New Mexico 73.8 12.7 3.8 31.5
New York 59.5 9.5 4.3 27.3
North Carolina 96.6 13.7 4.3 45.3
North Dakota 74.7 10.5 2.3 31.1
Ohio 100.1 11.2 4.2 41.3
Oklahoma 127.8 12.8 6.0 44.5
Oregon 89.2 18.8 5.2 31.4
Pennsylvania 88.2 14.9 5.4 46.1
Rhode Island 89.6 14.0 5.2 60.2
South Carolina 101.8 11.0 3.9 52.6
South Dakota 66.5 9.0 2.5 28.0
Tennessee 142.8 18.2 8.7 61.4
Texas 74.3 4.2 1.9 29.8
Utah 85.8 12.1 5.3 35.9
Vermont 67.4 13.9 4.7 35.5
Virginia 77.5 9.9 3.8 36.4
Washington 77.3 14.6 4.1 27.1
West Virginia 137.6 15.7 6.2 71.9
Wisconsin 76.1 13.1 3.9 33.4
Wyoming 69.6 8.0 2.7 24.1

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