in my experiance as a Caregiver.
Yes, Women get as "high" as men if not Higher.
although, genetic ancestry seems to have an effect as well.
Cannot find the spesific study or interveiw regarding this but it was Dr Paul Hornby that brought it up,the short of it being the more whales based, and african based ancestries are the more tolerant individuals and those with more Russian/Siberian or asian ties in their ancetry are less tolerant.
maybe anicdotally, but all my Scottish/irish/english friends smoke like chiminys, those of more eastern desent are definitivly lighter weight one puff and done sorta lot.