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Table 2 Patterns of cannabidiol use in 287 cannabidiol users

From: Reasons for cannabidiol use: a cross-sectional study of CBD users, focusing on self-perceived stress, anxiety, and sleep problems

  N (%)
Length of CBD use (n = 387)
 0–3 months 8 (2.1%)
 3–6 months 145 (37.7%)
 6–12 months 115 (29.9%)
 1–2 years 64 (16.6%)
 2–5 years 37 (9.6%)
 More than 5 years 16 (4.1%)
Time of day used (n = 387)
 Morning 70 (18.1%)
 Evening 99 (25.6%)
 Morning and evening 92 (23.8%)
 Multiples times per day (> 2) 46 (11.9%)
 When needed 78 (20.2%)
 Other 2 (0.5%)
Routes of administration (n = 387)
 Sublingual 281 (72.6%)
 Capsules/pills 68 (17.6%)
 Topical (on skin) 54 (14%)
 Vaping 36 (9.3%)
 Edibles 33 (8.5%)
 Drinking 26 (6.7%)
 Spray (via mouth) 20 (5.2%)
 Smoking 18 (4.7%)
 Suppository (vaginal/rectal) 3 (0.8%)
 Other 13 (3.4%)
Dose of CBD per day in mg (n = 373)
 0–24 110 (29.5%)
 25–49 93 (24.9%)
 50–99 69 (18.5%)
 100–149 25 (6.7%)
 150–199 11 (2.9%)
 ≥ 200 27 (7.24%)
 I do not know 38 (10.2%)