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Table 2 Univariate tests of associations with cannabis use at pre-legalization and 1- and 6-months post-legalization

From: Changes in cannabis use, exposure, and health perceptions following legalization of adult recreational cannabis use in California: a prospective observational study

  Cannabis use
Pre-legalization 1-month post-legalization 6-months post-legalization
Variables n OR 95% CI p n OR 95% CI p n OR 95% CI p
Female 278 1.11 0.56, 2.22 .77 269 0.90 0.48, 1.71 .76 183 0.83 0.38, 1.79 .63
Age (years) 260 0.98 0.96, 0.999 .04 251 0.97 0.95, 0.99 .009 167 0.96 0.94, 0.99 .001
Non-Hispanic White 309 0.56 0.31, 1.02 .06 301 0.74 0.41, 1.31 .30 201 0.77 0.38, 1.56 .47
Education (years) 245 0.82 0.70, 0.95 .01 251 0.87 0.75, 0.999 .05 169 0.85 0.72, 1.01 .07
Married/cohabitating 247 0.56 0.29, 1.07 .08 253 0.74 0.40, 1.37 .34 169 0.54 0.26, 1.12 .10
Currently employed 262 1.18 0.59, 2.39 .64 268 0.82 0.44, 1.53 .54 181 0.78 0.38, 1.62 .51
Medical condition
 Pain 243 0.90 0.43, 1.86 .78 249 0.69 0.34, 1.40 .30 166 0.56 0.24, 1.33 .19
 Cancer 244 0.80 0.31, 2.05 .65 250 0.94 0.40, 2.18 .88 167 0.34 0.10, 1.21 .10
 Depression 242 2.70 1.38, 5.31 .004 248 2.29 1.20, 4.36 .01 166 3.00 1.40, 6.46 .005
 Other mental illness 242 1.99 0.85, 4.67 .12 248 1.56 0.64, 3.78 .33 166 3.38 1.21, 9.49 .02
Vote 391     302     202    
 Oppose (ref)             
 Abstain   5.34 1.62, 17.60 <.01   2.33 0.73, 7.45 .15   4.09 0.94, 17.83 .06
 Favor   8.74 3.08, 24.81 <.001   5.10 2.09, 12.45 <.001   6.74 1.97, 23.04 .002
Health Perceptionsa 390 2.19 1.80, 2.67 <.001 300 2.34 1.86, 2.93 <.001 201 2.03 1.59, 2.59 <.001
  1. a Health perceptions at pre-legalization