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Table 7 Percentages of Respondents Who Felt their Expectations were Met and Motivations for using Cannabis Products

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

Common Motivations Human Patients (N = 313)
% (N)
Dog Patients (N = 204)
% (N)
I like the idea that this product comes from “natural” sources 88% (149) 86% (76)
I thought it was the best treatment for pain 90% (142) 89% (101)
I prefer cannabis/CBD products to conventional medicine 92% (144) 99% (82)
Because I thought it would a good treatment option 79% (110) 81% (73)
Other medications did not (do not) control the pain adequately 85% (103) 85% (41)
Recommendation from family or friends 83% (96) 79% (49)