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Table 6 Logistic regression analyses examining risks of harm (physical or in other ways) perceived by cannabis forms and frequency of use among Canadian youth and young adult cannabis users and non-users (N = 867)

From: Cannabis health knowledge and risk perceptions among Canadian youth and young adults

Characteristics Ref. category Smoke cannabis daily Vape cannabis daily Eat/drink cannabis daily Use high potency extracts daily Use synthetic cannabis daily
p AOR 95% CI p AOR 95% CI p AOR 95% CI p AOR 95% CI p AOR 95% CI
Cannabis use status Current use, use in past 30 days Never use < 0.001 0.21 0.11–0.40 < 0.001 0.40 0.25–0.64 < 0.001 0.24 0.15–0.39 < 0.001 0.32 0.20–0.52 0.008 0.58 0.39–0.87
Ever use, not in the past 30 days   0.013 0.45 0.23–0.84 0.343 0.80 0.51–1.27 0.002 0.48 0.30–0.77 0.056 0.63 0.39–1.01 0.446 0.86 0.59–1.26
Ever use, not in past 30 days Current use, use in past 30 days 0.003 2.12 1.30–3.47 0.001 2.01 1.31–3.08 0.001 2.01 1.34–2.99 0.002 1.96 1.28–3.01 0.041 1.49 1.02–2.18
Exposure to education Exposed Not exposed 0.007 2.09 1.22–3.57 < 0.001 2.27 1.48–3.50 0.054 1.47 0.99–2.16 0.006 1.80 1.18–2.73 0.028 1.46 1.04–2.05