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Table 3 Regression models predicting support for medical cannabis legalization (n = 2803)

From: Public opinion and medical cannabis policies: examining the role of underlying beliefs and national medical cannabis policies

Predictors Model 1 Model 2 Model 3
Coeff. Robust S.E. p value Coeff. Robust S.E. p value Coeff. Robust S.E. p value
Demographics
 Male 0.143 0.054 0.007 0.114 0.041 0.005    
 Age (referent: age category 18–29)
  Age 30–44 0.100 0.075 0.185 −0.036 0.057 0.529    
  Age 45–59 0.133 0.073 0.068 0.038 0.055 0.496    
  Age 60+ −0.152 0.081 0.062 −0.065 0.064 0.303    
 Education (referent: primary)
  Secondary −0.002 0.087 0.979 −0.132 0.074 0.077    
  Higher education 0.135 0.086 0.118 0.029 0.076 0.702    
Behaviour
 Last month alcohol use 0.186 0.062 0.003 0.144 0.046 0.002    
 Last year cannabis use 0.892 0.081 <0.001 0.087 0.072 0.226    
National policies
 Israel 0.712 0.061 <0.001 0.054 0.061 0.375    
Beliefs
 Cannabis has medical benefits     0.732 0.018 <0.001    
 Medical cannabis is addictive     0.016 0.019 0.399    
 Medical cannabis legalization leads to increased cannabis use     −0.236 0.033 <0.001    
Interaction terms
 Israel, cannabis has medical benefits        −0.625 0.052 <0.001
 Israel, medical cannabis is addictive        0.235 0.049 <0.001
 Israel, medical cannabis legalization leads to increased cannabis use        0.553 0.071 <0.001
  1. Coeff. coefficient, S.E. standard errors