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Table 1 Comparisons by Causes and Length of Time with Chronic Pain for Human Patients versus Dog Patients

From: Motivations and expectations for using cannabis products to treat pain in humans and dogs: a mixed methods study

Human Patients (N = 313) Dog Patients (N = 204)
Primary Cause of Chronic Pain   Primary Cause of Chronic Pain  
 Chronic Back Pain 48%(149)  Chronic Back Pain 22% (45)
 Degenerative Joint Disease 17% (54)  Degenerative Joint Disease 45% (91)
 Mouth Pain or Headache 17% (52)  Mouth Pain from Dental Disease 7% (14)
 Other 18% (58)  Other 26% (54)
χ2 (3, N = 571)=67.22, p < .001
Length of Time with Chronic Pain   Length of Time with Chronic Pain  
 < 1 year 18% (55)  < 1 year 36% (74)
 1-5 years 47% (146)  1-3 years 55% (112)
 > 5 years 35% (108)  > 3 years 9% (18)
χ2 (2, N = 513) = 52.26, p < .001