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Table 3 Knowledge about cannabis in 1161 adult athletes by attitudes cluster. Correct answers are bolded [Data as N (%)]

From: Attitudes about cannabis mediate the relationship between cannabis knowledge and use in active adult athletes

Knowledge questionsCannabis typeConservative (n = 374)Unsure (n = 533)Liberal (n = 254)
Which cannabinoid is psychoactive?±THC203 (54.3)421 (79)214 (84.3)
CBD3 (0.8)4 (0.8)3 (1.2)
Both13 (3.5)5 (0.9)10 (3.9)
Neither5 (1.3)2 (0.4)3 (1.2)
Don’t know150 (40.1)101 (18.9)24 (9.4)
Which cannabinoid has therapeutic benefits that can offer symptom relief to people with pain?±THC12 (3.2)20 (3.8)6 (2.4)
CBD138 (36.9)262 (49.2)124 (48.8)
Both68 (18.2)165 (31)99 (39)
Neither6 (1.6)1 (0.2)0 (0)
Don’t know150 (40.1)85 (15.9)25 (9.8)
Which cannabinoid is attributed with reducing seizures in patients who suffer from epilepsy?±THC32 (8.6)42 (7.9)10 (3.9)
CBD96 (25.7)227 (42.6)138 (54.3)
Both30 (8.0)69 (12.9)49 (19.3)
Neither4 (1.1)2 (0.4)0 (0)
Don’t know212 (56.7)193 (36.2)57 (22.4)
The majority of strains available today have been selectively bred for high concentrations of which cannabinoid?±THC95 (25.4)236 (44.3)110 (43.3)
CBD44 (11.8)77 (14.4)37 (14.6)
Both32 (8.6)54 (10.1)53 (20.9)
Neither1 (0.3)2 (0.4)0 (0)
Don’t know202 (54.0)164 (30.8)54 (21.3)
Mean score (SD)* 1.23 (1.19)1.97 (1.17)2.21 (1.10)
  1. Chi-square p-values: ±p < 0.001; *ANOVA p-value< 0.001