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Table 2 Association of Cannabis Use on Quality of Life Summary Score and other Self-Reported Outcomes

From: A population-based survey to assess the association between cannabis and quality of life among colorectal cancer survivors

 Cannabis use (Yes) (n = 293)Cannabis use (No) (n = 1491)Unadjusted (95%CI)Adjusteda(95% CI)
Mean Score
QLQ-C30 Summary Scoreb76.2783.07−6.80 (−8.79, −4.80)− 6.14 (− 8.07, − 4.20)
Physical functioningc86.1385.071.05 (−1.36, 3.47)−2.75 (−5.01, −0.49)
Social functioningc69.8581.52−11.67 (− 15.06, − 8.28)−9.84 (− 13.22, − 6.46)
Role functioningc73.2982.01− 8.72 (−12.23, − 5.22)− 7.54 (− 11.03, − 4.04)
Emotional functioningc71.5981.71−10.11 (− 12.70, − 7.52)−7.74 (− 10.35, − 5.12)
Cognitive functioningc74.1283.11−8.99 (− 11.61, − 6.37)−8.60 (− 11.29, − 5.90)
Fatigued32.9224.738.18 (5.13, 11.24)8.26 (5.23, 11.29)
Nausea & vomitingd9.704.854.85 (3.11, 6.59)3.29 (1.52, 5.07)
Paind24.7415.299.45 (6.31, 12.60)7.58 (4.52, 10.63)
Dyspnead17.4113.763.65 (0.69, 6.61)4.53 (1.53, 7.53)
Insomniad34.7026.658.05 (4.46, 11.64)7.13 (3.43, 10.82)
Appetite lossd17.138.828.30 (5.70, 10.90)7.21 (4.55, 9.87)
Constipationd22.4917.764.73 (1.49, 7.97)4.38 (1.04, 7.73)
Diarrhead24.6322.731.90 (−1.58, 5.38)0.83 (−2.77, 4.43)
  1. a Adjusted for age, race/ethnicity, gender, education, marital status, health plan, smoking, alcohol use, Charlson comorbidity index [11], stage, site, opioid use after diagnosis
  2. b A high score for QoL summary score represents a high QoL
  3. c A high score for a functional scale represents a high / healthy level of functioning
  4. d A high score for a symptom scale / item represents a high level of symptomatology / problems