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Table 3 Symptom relief (n = 128)

From: Survey of Australians using cannabis for medical purposes

Symptom relief required...* Total (%) Male (%) Female (%)
Nausea relief 48 56 44
Of these, received:    
   great relief 53 51 62
   good relief 44 46 35
   no effect 3 3 4
Pain relief 83 83 83
Of these, received:    
   great relief 55 49 65
   good relief 45 52 35
   no effect 0 0 0
Ability to cope emotionally 66 70 60
Of these, received:    
   great relief 45 40 54
   good relief 54 58 46
   no effect 1 2 0
Appetite stimulant 51 55 44
Of these, received:    
   great relief 52 55 48
   good relief 46 46 48
   no effect 2 0 5
Decrease in spasms/tremor 39 36 44
Of these, received:    
   great relief 43 43 43
   good relief 55 54 57
   no effect 2 4 0
Relief through relaxation 83 88 75
Of these, received:    
   great relief 72 69 78
   good relief 28 31 22
   no effect 0 0 0
  1. * No-one reported their condition was made worse