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Table 2 Self-reported frequency and distress associated with adverse reactions to cannabis

From: Overbaked: assessing and predicting acute adverse reactions to Cannabis

ARS SymptomPrevalence1Frequency2 (SE)Distress3 (SE)
Coughing Fit62.23%41.49 (2.28)1.10 (0.04)
Anxiety53.19%24.79 (2.16)2.10 (0.05)
Paranoia50.30%25.21 (2.38)2.07 (0.05)
Off-balance/Unsteady48.88%22.14 (2.37)0.96 (0.05)
Light-headed/Head Rush47.22%23.72 (2.47)1.03 (0.05)
Dissociation41.19%26.32 (2.79)1.31 (0.07)
Dizziness39.31%22.49 (2.85)1.28 (0.06)
Body Humming38.58%29.98 (3.01)0.73 (0.06)
Racing Heart38.16%28.17 (2.66)1.73 (0.06)
Feeling Out of Control37.01%17.63 (2.46)1.95 (0.07)
Numbness33.37%25.98 (2.71)0.75 (0.06)
Chest/Lung Discomfort30.66%31.69 (3.01)1.53 (0.07)
Nausea28.06%10.65 (2.01)1.71 (0.07)
Tunnel Vision24.92%19.48 (3.33)1.41 (0.09)
Panic Attack23.12%15.03 (2.88)2.71 (0.09)
Trouble Breathing23.06%17.19 (2.61)1.98 (0.08)
Migraine/Headache21.12%11.58 (2.18)1.26 (0.07)
Vomiting18.44%6.11 (1.69)2.28 (0.10)
Visual Hallucinations17.21%13.87 (3.76)1.63 (0.11)
Auditory Hallucinations17.07%21.05 (3.96)1.38 (0.10)
Seeing Black Spots16.26%14.30 (2.94)1.72 (0.11)
Hot Flashes15.89%18.77 (4.14)1.38 (0.10)
Heart Palpitations12.72%21.84 (4.60)1.86 (0.12)
Cold Sweats11.09%8.84 (2.65)1.43 (0.12)
Other Hallucinations6.70%21.67 (7.01)1.47 (0.20)
Fainting / Passing Out6.61%15.70 (6.32)2.39 (0.19)
  1. 1 Percentage of participants who endorsed each reaction (N = 999)
  2. 2 Mean percent of cannabis use sessions during which each reaction was experienced (with standard
  3. errors in parentheses; N = 370)
  4. 3 Mean distress rating associated with each reaction (with standard errors in parentheses; N = 999)