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Table 7 Associations between opioid use and concerns (n = 204)

From: Interests and concerns regarding medical marijuana among chronic pain patients in Ohio: an online survey

  Opioid use
  Yes
N (%)
No
N (%)
Overdose
 0 84 (65.1%) 52 (69.3%)
 1 27 (20.9%) 8 (10.7%)
 2 11 (8.5%) 9 (12.0%)
 3 4 (3.1%) 6 (8.0%)
 4 2 (1.6%) 0 (0.0%)
 5 1 (0.8%) 0 (0.0%)
p = 0.813, Kendall’s tau = 0.016
Addiction
 0 77 (59.7%) 44 (58.7%)
 1 26 (20.2%) 13 (17.3%)
 2 10 (7.8%) 10 (13.3%)
 3 8 (6.2%) 6 (8.0%)
 4 7 (5.4%) 1 (1.3%)
 5 1 (0.8%) 1 (1.3%)
p = 0.864, Kendall’s tau = −0.011
Disapproval
 0 95 (73.6%) 53 (70.7%)
 1 14 (10.9%) 10 (13.3%)
 2 8 (6.2%) 7 (9.3%)
 3 4 (3.1%) 3 (4.0%)
 4 7 (5.4%) 2 (2.7%)
 5 1 (0.8%) 0 (0.0%)
p = 0.760, Kendall’s tau = −0.02
Affordability
 0 8 (6.2%) 6 (8.0%)
 1 10 (7.8%) 8 (10.7%)
 2 24 (18.6%) 12 (16.0%)
 3 37 (28.7%) 21 (28.0%)
 4 30 (23.3%) 17 (22.7%)
 5 20 (15.5%) 11 (14.7%)
p = 0.667, Kendall’s tau = 0.027
Side effects
 0 37 (28.7%) 28 (33.7%)
 1 31 (24.0%) 15 (20.0%)
 2 18 (14.0%) 12 (16.0%)
 3 26 (20.2%) 12 (16.0%)
 4 11 (8.5%) 7 (9.3%)
 5 6 (4.7%) 1 (1.3%)
p = 0.230, Kendall’s tau = 0.075
Driving
 0 33 (25.6%) 20 (26.7%)
 1 25 (19.4%) 15 (20.0%)
 2 16 (12.4%) 10 (13.3%)
 3 17 (13.2%) 14 (18.7%)
 4 21 (16.3%) 12 (16.0%)
 5 17 (13.2%) 4 (5.3%)
p = 0.426, Kendall’s tau = 0.048