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Table 4 Illicit drugs reported by participants

From: Alcohol, tobacco and illicit drug use amongst same-sex attracted women: results from the Western Australian Lesbian and Bisexual Women's Health and Well-Being Survey

Substance LBW National Women Pvalue*
  n % %  
Cannabis 242 (26.4) (8.3) < 0.001
Meth/amphetamine 171 (18.6) (2.5) < 0.001
Ecstasy 164 (17.9) (2.4) < 0.001
Cocaine 60 (6.5) (0.8) < 0.001
Amyl nitrite (poppers) 39 (4.3) n/a  
LSD/hallucinogens 34 (3.7) n/a  
Dexamphetamine 17 (1.9) n/a  
Ketamine 9 (1.0) n/a  
Heroin 9 (1.0) (0.1) < 0.001
Gamma hydroxybutyrate (GHB) 8 (0.9) n/a  
Steroids (non-prescribed) 8 (0.9) n/a  
Other non-prescribed drug 21 (2.3) n/a  
Any illicit drug use 308 (33.6) (12.5) < 0.001
Any injecting drug use 32 (3.5) (0.3) < 0.001
  1. Notes: Illicit substances reported by LBW in the previous six months, and substance use reported by women in the national population as a whole in the previous 12 months in 2004 [21].
  2. Individuals who reported the use of either speed or crystal methamphetamine are combined in the meth/amphetamine category.
  3. * One-sample Z test.