Does meth/amphetamine use among Australians not in the labour force vary by gender?

Among Australians not in the labour force, men are more likely than women to have used meth/amphetamine in the past 12 months (1.5% vs 1.0%, respectively).

Source: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). 2013 National Drug Strategy Household Survey (NCETA secondary analysis, 2015).

† Meth/amphetamine: This term covers a range of stimulant drugs including methamphetamine and amphetamine. The National Drug Strategy Household Survey (NDSHS) described meth/amphetamine as including drugs commonly known as speed, ice, crystal, whizz, Ritalin, or pseudoephedrine-based cold and flu tablets.

Not in the Labour Force: Engaged in home duties, volunteer/charity work, student, retiree/pensioner, other.