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Prescription Drugs Students Who Misused Prescription Drugs in the Past 30 Days (School Level)

The percentage of Wyoming students in grades 6 and 8, and grades 10 and 12 reporting they used a prescription medication without possessing a prescription for it sometime in the past 30-days.

Youth: Grades 6 and 84%6%
Youth: Grades 10 and 124%6%

Note: In 2018, the PNA changed the question about using prescription drugs without a prescription. Consequently, state-level results are only available for 2018 and 2020. Additionally, the March 2020 school closures for COVID-19 mitigation efforts interrupted PNA data collection, resulting in lower response rates and less participation than typical survey years. The 2020 PNA survey results are unweighted. Users should be cautious when making comparisons between 2020 and previous survey years.

SOURCE: PNA 2018-2020

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