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Table 1 Trends in Daily Cannabis Use Among Population Subgroups in Canada

From: Daily cannabis use during the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in Canada: a repeated cross-sectional study from May 2020 to December 2020

  Period 1 (May 08 to June 1, 2020 [N = 107])a Period 2 (June 19 to July 14, 2020 [N = 105])a Period 3 (September 18 to December 01, 2020 [N = 122])a P-Valueb
  % (N) % (N) % (N)  
Gender
 Male 32.98 (62) 30.32 (57) 36.70 (69) 0.4878
 Female 30.94 (43) 33.81 (47) 35.25 (49) 0.5433
Age
 18—29 Years 36.36 (20) 40.00 (22) 23.64 (13) 0.5223
 30—39 Years 27.42 (34) 34.68 (43) 37.90 (47) 0.3080
 40—49 Years 34.69 (17) 28.57 (14) 36.73 (18) 0.9181
  ≥ 50 Years 33.96 (36) 24.53 (26) 41.51 (44) 0.2731
Region
 Western 19.61 (10) 31.37 (16) 49.02 (25) 0.0045
 Prairies 34.78 (32) 41.30 (38) 23.91 (22) 0.2309
 Central 33.61 (40) 26.05 (31) 40.34 (48) 0.3575
 Atlantic 34.72 (25) 27.78 (20) 37.50 (27) 0.8158
Urbanicity
 Urban Area 30.34 (44) 35.17 (51) 34.48 (50) 0.5653
 Suburban Area 34.62 (45) 26.15 (34) 39.23 (51) 0.4260
 Rural Area 30.51 (18) 33.90 (20) 35.59 (21) 0.6795
Marital Status
 Married or Living with a Partner 29.17 (56) 31.25 (60) 39.58 (76) 0.1384
 Widowed, Divorced or Separated 42.50 (17) 25.00 (10) 32.50 (13) 0.6241
 Never Married 34.34 (34) 33.33 (33) 32.32 (32) 0.8748
Ethnicity
 White 33.86 (85) 29.08 (73) 37.05 (93) 0.4931
 Non-white 28.00 (21) 36.00 (27) 36.00 (27) 0.3878
Education
 Less than College or University Completion 32.06 (42) 32.06 (42) 35.88 (47) 0.4328
 At least College or University Completion 32.18 (65) 30.69 (62) 37.13 (75) 0.4184
Heavy Episodic Drinking
 Yes 33.77 (51) 31.79 (48) 34.44 (52) 0.8601
 No 30.60 (56) 31.15 (57) 38.25 (70) 0.1597
  1. aThe sum of individual cells may not equal the period totals due to missing data
  2. bDifferences are considered statistically significant at the p < 0.0023 level due to the Bonferroni Correction