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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of 275 medical cannabis patients at a Michigan medical cannabis dispensary

From: Communication between healthcare providers and medical cannabis patients regarding referral and medication substitution

Descriptive Value
Gender
 Men 38.5% (n = 106)
 Women 59.6% (n = 164)
 Other 0.4% (n = 1)
 Missing 1.5% (n = 4)
Age in years (M, SD, range) 45, 16, 18–79
Education
 Grades 1–11 1.1% (n = 3)
 High school graduate or GED 9.4% (n = 26)
 Some college, no degree 23.2% (n = 64)
 Associate’s degree 12.7% (n = 35)
 Bachelor’s degree 30.2% (n = 83)
 Master’s degree 13.8% (n = 38)
 Doctorate (PhD, MD, etc.) 5.4% (n = 15)
 Other 2.5% (n = 7)
 Missing 1.5% (n = 4)
Currently a student 10.5% (n = 29)
Races/ethnicities (inclusive)
 White/European American 88% (n = 242)
 Black/African American 5.1% (n = 14)
 Hispanic/Latino 4.4% (n = 12)
 American Indian or Alaska Native 2.2% (n = 6)
 Asian 0.4% (n = 1)
  1. M mean, SD standard deviation, GED general equivalency exam. Note: for race/ethnicities, participants could select all categories that applied. There were no participants who were Hawaiian/Pacific Islander