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Table 3 The characteristics of cannabis use of patients admitting to life time cannabis use (n-103)

From: A retrospective analysis of cannabis use in a cohort of mentally ill patients in Sri Lanka and its implications on policy development

Variable Number Percentage (%)
Duration of use
1 day 3 2.9
1 week 2 1.9
1-4 weeks 0 0.0
1 - 6 months 11 10.7
7 -12 months 6 5.8
1 - 5 years 20 19.4
More than 5 years 18 17.5
Unknown 43 41.7
Frequency of use
Daily 44 42.7
more than once a week 2 1.9
About once a week 8 7.8
Less than once a week 9 8.7
First time 4 3.9
Unknown 36 35.0
Most recent use
Within 72 hours 41 39.8
3 -7 days 4 3.9
1 -4 weeks 2 1.9
1 -12 months 5 4.9
12 months ago 14 13.6
Unknown 37 35.9
Formulation of cannabis
Cigars 59 57.3
Madana modakaya 21 20.4
Both 23 22.3