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Table 1 Provider Characteristics and Knowledge (N = 62)

From: A survey of the attitudes, beliefs and knowledge about medical cannabis among primary care providers

Provider Licensure, n (%)
 Physician (MD, DO, MBBS) 45 (75.6)
 Advanced Practice Professional (NP, PA) 17 (27.4)
Provider Specialty, n (%)
 Internal Medicine 33 (53.2)
 Family Medicine 29 (46.8)
Age, years
 Mean (SD) 46.3 (11.8)
 Median (IQR) 43.5 (36.0, 58.0)
 Range 27.0–65.0
Gender, n (%)
 Female 26 (42.6)
 Male 35 (57.4)
Registered to certify patients for medical cannabis, n (%)
 Yes 17 (27.4)
 No 45 (75.6)
Number of patients certified (n = 13 providers report certifying)
 Mean (SD) 3.7 (3.7)
 Median (IQR) 3.0 (2.0, 4.0)
 Range 1.0–15.0
Report of ever certifying a patient, n (%)
 Yes 16 (25.8)
 No 46 (74.2)
Report of having patients who have been certified, n (%)
 Yes 20 (50.0)
 No 20 (50.0)
Interest in learning more about medical cannabis, n (%)
 Yes 48 (77.4)
 No 14 (22.6)
Ready to answer questions about medical cannabis, n (%)
 Yes 31 (50%)
 No 28 (45.2%)
 Do not want to answer questions about cannabis 3 (4.8%)
  1. SD Standard Deviation, IQR Interquartile Range