Share of older U.S. adults who would ask a health provider about marijuana 2017

This survey shows the percentage of U.S. adults aged 50 to 80 years who would consider asking their health care provider about marijuana if they had a serious health condition that might respond well to it as of 2017. As per the survey, 44 percent of older adults stated that if they had a serious health condition and it might respond well to marijuana then they would definitely ask their health care provider about marijuana.

Percentage of older U.S. adults who would consider asking their health care provider about marijuana if they had a serious health condition as of 2017

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Sources

Release date

April 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

October 2017

Number of respondents

2,007 respondents

Age group

50 to 80 years

Special properties

older adults from GfK’s web-enabled KnowledgePanel

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: If you had a serious health condition that might respond well to marijuana, would you consider asking your health care provider about medical marijuana?

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