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Table 1 Socio-demographic and other characteristics of survey respondents, 2018 (n = 171)

From: Indications and administration practices amongst medical cannabis healthcare providers: a cross-sectional survey

 n (%)
Gender 
 Male57 (34.5)
 Female108 (65.5)
 Decline to State0 (0)
 Missing6
Age (Mean, SD)53.2 (11.9)
Race/Ethnicity 
 Caucasian139 (84.2)
 Other26 (15.8)
 Missing6
Geography 
 United States140 (87.0)
 Other21 (13.0)
 Missing10
Geography – U.S. States (Top 5) 
 California37 (29.1)
 Massachusetts10 (7.9)
 Illinois10 (7.9)
 Oregon8 (6.3)
 Colorado7 (5.5)
 Other47 (37.1)
 Missing44
Provider Type (Licensed/Unlicensed) 
 Licensed144 (85.2)
 Unlicensed25 (14.8)
 Missing2
Provider Type (Licensed)* 
 Registered Nurse (RN)66 (46.5)
 Medical & Osteopathic Doctor (MD, DO)39 (27.5)
 Other27 (19.0)
 Naturopathic Doctor (ND)12 (8.5)
 Physician’s Assistant & Nurse Practitioner10 (7.0)
 Missing2
State Regulatory Status 
 State regulated MMJ** program133 (87.5)
 No state regulated MMJ program19 (12.5)
 Missing19
MMJ Authorizations 
 Provides58 (38.7)
 Does not provide92 (61.3)
 Missing21
  1. Key: * Does not sum to 144 or 100% because providers can hold more than one license type. ** MMJ = Medical Marijuana