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Table 2 Endorsement of positive subjective effects to cannabis by decade in community-based athletes

From: Age related differences in cannabis use and subjective effects in a large population-based survey of adult athletes

Positive subject effects 21 to 29 (N = 47) 30 to 39 (N = 74) 40 to 49 (N = 81) 50 to 59 (N = 61) ≥60 (n = 38) P value for trend
N (%)
Helps with sleep 37 (78.7) 61 (82.4) 59 (72.8) 35 (57.4) 23 (60.5) 0.003
Calms me down 36 (76.6) 59 (79.7) 37 (45.7) 26 (42.6) 18 (47.4) < 0.001
Less pain 32 (68.1) 54 (73.0) 56 (69.1) 37 (60.7) 28 (73.7) 0.48
Decreased anxiety 30 (63.8) 52 (70.3) 44 (54.3) 25 (41.0) 13 (34.2) < 0.001
Euphoria 20 (42.6) 31 (41.9) 16 (19.8) 16 (26.2) 6 (15.8) < 0.001
Decreased nausea 17 (36.2) 22 (29.7) 11 (13.6) 7 (11.5) 3 (7.9) < 0.001
Increased energy 12 (25.5) 29 (39.2) 21 (25.9) 14 (23.0) 4 (10.5) 0.019
Fewer muscle spasms 10 (21.3) 16 (21.6) 16 (19.8) 4 (6.6) 4 (10.5) 0.063
Improved athletic performance 9 (19.1) 18 (24.3) 15 (18.5) 8 (13.1) 6 (15.8) 0.18