Table 1

Cohort characteristics (n=339)

VariableAll participants
n=339
Current marijuana smoker
n=113
Non-current marijuana smoker*
n=226
Age (mean)676767
N (%)
Male330 (97.3)113 (100)217 (96)
Race
 White246 (72.6)84 (74.3)162 (71.7)
 Black63 (18.6)16 (14.2)47 (20.8)
 Other30 (8.8)13 (11.5)17 (7.5)
Education
 Less than high school graduate28 (8.3)8 (7.1)20 (8.8)
 High school diploma or equivalency205 (60.5)75 (66.4)130 (57.5)
 College or graduate degree106 (31.3)30 (26.5)76 (33.6)
Married or domestic partnership168 (49.4)51 (44.7)117 (51.8)
Employment status
 Working27 (8)5 (4.4)22 (9.7)
Self-reported Health
 Excellent11 (3.2)3 (2.7)8 (3.5)
 Good127 (37.5)44 (38.9)83 (36.7)
 Fair143 (42.2)42 (37.2)101 (44.7)
 Poor58 (17.1)24 (21.2)34 (15)
Tobacco smoking (cigarette)
 Current112 (33)39 (34.5)73 (32.3)
 Former185 (54.6)66 (58.4)119 (52.7)
 Never42 (12.4)8 (7.1)34 (15)
Ever marijuana use287 (84.7)113 (100)174 (77.0)
Current illicit drug use (eg, cocaine)6 (1.8)4 (3.5)2 (0.9)
Status of legalisation in state of residence
 Recreational94 (27.7)40 (35.4)54 (23.9)
 Medical122 (36)49 (43.4)73 (32.3)
 Non-legal123 (36.3)24 (21.2)99 (43.8)
  • *Includes all participants who endorsed never using marijuana, never smoking marijuana, or not smoking marijuana within the past 30 days.