Table 4 
Number and percentage of people reporting non-medical, medical, and both medical and non-medical cannabis use by gender and age, household population aged 15 years or older, Canada, fourth quarter 2018  

Number and percentage of people reporting non-medical, medical, and both medical and non-medical cannabis use by gender and age, household population aged 15 years or older, Canada, fourth quarter 2018
Thousands – People % – People Lower limit (%) – 95% confidence interval4 Upper limit (%) – 95% confidence interval4
Total        
Non-medical 2,220.9 7.4 6.4 8.5
Medical with a medical document 479.1 1.6 1.2 2.1
Medical without a medical document 620.4 2.1 1.6 2.6
Both medical and non-medical 1,271.4 4.2 3.5 5.1
Gender        
Female1        
Non-medical 814.6 5.4 4.3 6.7
Medical with a medical document 227.4 1.5E 1.0 2.3
Medical without a medical document 282.3 1.9E 1.3 2.6
Both medical and non-medical 384.6 2.5 1.8 3.5
Male        
Non-medical 1,406.4 9.62 8.0 11.4
Medical with a medical document 251.7 1.7E 1.2 2.5
Medical without a medical document 331.3 2.3E 1.6 3.2
Both medical and non-medical 849.8 5.82 4.6 7.3
Age         
15 to 241        
Non-medical 714.4 18.2 13.4 24.3
Medical with a medical document  F  F ... ...
Medical without a medical document 145.2 3.7E 2.0 6.8
Both medical and non-medical 190.9 4.9E 2.7 8.6
25 or older        
Non-medical 1,506.5 5.83 5.0 6.7
Medical with a medical document 453.8 1.7 1.3 2.3
Medical without a medical document 475.2 1.8 1.4 2.4
Both medical and non-medical 1,080.5 4.1 3.4 5.0
  average ageaverage age lower limit (years) upper limit (years)
Average (total) ... 38.1 36.6 39.5
Non-medical1  ...  34.8 32.9 36.7
Medical with a medical document  ...  50.22 45.4 54.9
Medical without a medical document  ...  39.9 35.2 44.5
Both medical and non-medical  ...  38.22 35.7 40.7
...
not applicable
E
use with caution
F
too unreliable to be published
Source(s):
National Cannabis Survey (5262).
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