Do men and women in Australia use different forms of cannabis?

Among Australians who used cannabis in the past 12 months, men were more likely than women to use the head of the cannabis plant, cannabis resin, and cannabis oil.  Women were more likely than men to use cannabis leaf and forms other than head, resin or oil.

76% of Australian men and 66% of Australian women who used cannabis in the past 12 months used the head. 41% of Australian men and 51% of Australian women who used cannabis in the past 12 months used the leaf. 12% of Australian men and 6% of Australian women who used cannabis in the past 12 months used cannabis resin. 6% of Australian men and 3% of Australian women who used cannabis in the past 12 months used cannabis oil. 4% of Australian men and 5% of Australian women who have used cannabis in the past 12 months used other forms of cannabis.

Source: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). 2013 National Drug Strategy Household Survey.

Please note: Percentages do not tally to 100% as respondents could select more than one form of cannabis.