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Table 2 Cohort analysis of race/ethnicity (N = 3185). Analysis of racial composition by year of birth cohorts also shows that the applicant population has reflected immigration trends.

From: Long term marijuana users seeking medical cannabis in California (2001–2007): demographics, social characteristics, patterns of cannabis and other drug use of 4117 applicants

  1936–1945 1946–1955 1956–1965 1966–1975 1976–1985
Caucasian 68.3% 76.6% 74.0% 65.4% 66.3%
African American 24.2% 17.5% 16.9% 19.0% 12.7%
Hispanic 5.0% 3.5% 4.8% 7.6% 11.6%
Asian 0.8% 1.0% 3.0% 5.5% 8.0%
Other 1.7% 1.4% 1.3% 2.6% 1.4%