QuickStats: Percentage of Emergency Department (ED) Visits for Pain at Which Opioids Were Given or Prescribed, by Patient Age and Year --- National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, 2005--2016

The percentage of emergency department visits for pain with an opioid given or prescribed for those aged <18 years was stable between 2005 and 2011 but decreased between 2011 and 2016 from 14.3% to 8.5%.

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