Table 10.1 Doctor-diagnosed asthma, wheezed in last 12 months, and ever wheezed, 2003 to 2016, by age and sex

All persons 2003-2016
Asthma and wheezing 2003 2008/ 2010 combined 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
% % % % % % %
Males
Doctor-diagnosed asthma
0-15 20 14 15 15 12 11 10
16+ 13 13 16 16 16 16 15
Wheezed in last 12 monthsa
0-15 16 14 15 17 13 13 15
16+ 16 14 17 17 18 18 16
Ever wheezed
0-15 29 24 27 28 24 24 26
16+ 27 24 30 29 31 31 28
Females
Doctor-diagnosed asthma
0-15 12 12 9 12 10 10 9
16+ 14 15 17 17 18 18 16
Wheezed in last 12 monthsa
0-15 12 11 11 12 12 11 12
16+ 16 16 18 19 18 18 15
Ever wheezed
0-15 20 19 19 22 20 19 19
16+ 26 25 30 32 30 30 27
All
Doctor-diagnosed asthma
0-15 16 13 12 13 11 10 10
16+ 13 14 16 16 17 17 15
Wheezed in last 12 monthsa
0-15 14 12 13 14 12 12 13
16+ 16 15 18 18 18 18 15
Ever wheezed
0-15 25 22 23 25 22 21 23
16+ 26 25 30 31 30 30 28
Continued…
Table 10.1 - Continued
All persons 2003 - 2016
Asthma and wheezing 2003 2008/ 2010 combined 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Bases (weighted):
Males 0-15 1700 960 914 939 852 725 798
Males 16+ 3847 2228 2309 2343 2237 2394 2073
Females 0-15 1622 917 873 899 815 695 763
Females 16+ 4290 2432 2506 2546 2421 2596 2245
All children 0-15 3322 1877 1786 1838 1667 1420 1561
All adults 16+ 8137 4660 4815 4889 4658 4989 4318
Bases (weighted):
Males 0-15 1655 994 879 947 842 735 771
Males 16+ 3603 1999 2127 2137 2068 2243 1892
Females 0-15 1667 883 907 891 825 685 790
Females 16+ 4536 2659 2688 2752 2589 2749 2428
All children 0-15 3322 1877 1786 1838 1667 1420 1561
All adults 16+ 8139 4658 4815 4889 4657 4992 4320

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