Table 1 Demographic characteristics of 205 patients with multiple sclerosis by cannabis use

VariableMedical cannabis use
Ever, n = 34Never, n = 77Missing, n = 94Totalp Value
n%n%n%n%
Age in years0.1
    ≤45 years23214339454011156
    >45 years1112323645518844
Gender0.04
    Male1030133910303316
    Female24146337824916984
Tobacco use<0.001
    Yes2439213416266130
    No965539765414070
Duration of MS0.7
    ≤10 years17154339514611156
    >10 years1720323738448743
Use of medication for pain/mood/sleep/spasms0.5
    Yes22184437534511959
    No1215313839488241
Recreational use of cannabis0.009
    Yes19265372237436
    No141953893813164
    Missing11558994