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Published: 15 November 2011

Figure 12: Primary opioid users as a percentage of all reported drug treatment entrants in 2009

Annual report figure

NB:

Data expressed as a percentage of those for whom primary drug is known (92 % of the reported clients). Data for 2009 or most recent year available. Data for Latvia, Lithuania and Portugal refer to clients entering treatment for the first time in their lives. Primary opioid users may be under-reported in some countries including Belgium, the Czech Republic, Germany and France, as many are treated by general practitioners and may not be reported to the treatment demand indicator.

Sources:

Reitox national focal points.

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