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Table 4 Demographics and substance use patterns of cannabis use routine subgroups

From: A mixed methods analysis of cannabis use routines for chronic pain management

  Total (n=1087) Non-inhalation (n=204) Inhalation (n=393) Non-inhalation + inhalation (n=490) X2 F p
Sex
 Female 60.5% 72.5% 48.3% 65.3% 59.6   <0.001
Age
Mean (SD)
49.6 (13.8) 56.3 (11.7) 46.5 (14.0) 49.2 (13.5)   36.1 <0.001
Annual income ($US)
 <$10,000 6.9% 6.1% 9.1% 5.4% 67.7   0.002
 $10,000–$39,999 29.8% 28.4% 35.2% 26.0%    
 $40,000–$69,999 24.3% 24.4% 21.6% 26.4%    
 $70,000–$99,999 18.9% 15.2% 16.9% 21.9%    
 $100,000–$149,999 11.6% 13.2% 11.7% 11.0%    
 More than $150,000 8.5% 12.7% 5.5% 9.3%    
Cigarette use
 Never 34.7% 48.6% 31.7% 31.7% 38.4   <0.001
 Former 47.8% 41.7% 46.2% 51.3%    
 Current 17.6% 9.7% 22.1% 17.0%    
Alcohol use
 Never drinker 27.9% 28.2% 28.3% 27.5% 7.6   0.48
 Drinker 72.1% 71.8% 71.7% 72.5%    
Opioids
 Yes 15.8% 16.7% 13.6% 17.1% 9.9   0.26
Benzodiazepines
 Yes 12.7% 11.1% 11.8% 14.0% 5.2   0.72
Cannabis use frequency
 Days/week
(mean/SD)
6.4 (1.4) 5.9 (1.8) 6.5 (1.3) 6.4 (1.2)    9.1 <0.001
 Times/day
(mean/SD)
3.1 (1.4) 2.2 (1.2) 3.3 (1.4) 3.3 (1.3)    13.0 <0.001
  1. Demographics of each cannabis use routine subgroup
  2. SD standard deviation