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Table 3 Comparing CTR acquisition by Age, Degree, and Specialty using the Ohio Physician Roster (N = 34,400)

From: The distribution of Ohio’s Certificates to Recommend: who will “prescribe” medical marijuana?

 CTRp*
YesNo
Age – mean (sd)54.03 (11.43)51.13 (13.38)<.0001
Degreen(%)n(%)<.0001
 MD333 (70.25)29,125 (85.85) 
 DO141 (29.75)4801 (14.15) 
Specialty  <.0001
 Family Medicine138 (29.11)3869 (11.40) 
 Anesthesiology43 (9.07)1571 (4.63) 
 Emergency Medicine27 (5.70)1503 (4.43) 
 Internal Medicinea107 (22.57)7841 (23.11) 
 Neurology21 (4.43)672 (1.98) 
 OB/GYN18 (3.80)1349 (3.98) 
 PM&R22 (4.64)341 (1.01) 
 Pediatrics14 (2.95)2956 (8.71) 
 Psychiatry38 (8.02)1150 (3.39) 
 Surgeryb31 (6.54)2693 (7.94) 
 Otherc15 (3.16)9981 (29.42) 
  1. *Tests conducted were t-test for continuous variable and χ2 for categorical variables
  2. OB/GYN Obstetrics and Gynecology
  3. PM&R Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  4. aIncludes Internal Medicine and subspecialties
  5. bIncludes general surgery and surgery specialties
  6. cIncludes all other specialties