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Scottish Health Survey 2014 - volume 1: main report

Presents results for the Scottish Health Survey 2014, providing information on the health and factors relating to health of people living in Scotland.

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Table 7.2 Doctor-diagnosed asthma, wheezed in last 12 months, and ever wheezed, 2014, by age and sex

Aged 16 and over 2014
Respiratory symptoms and asthma Age Total
16-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75+
% % % % % % % %
Males
Doctor-diagnosed asthma 23 26 18 13 9 9 12 16
Wheezed in last 12 monthsa 15 18 16 17 19 18 23 18
Ever wheezed 29 34 31 31 28 28 32 31
Females
Doctor-diagnosed asthma 20 19 22 18 18 17 10 18
Wheezed in last 12 monthsa 16 10 19 19 20 25 17 18
Ever wheezed 27 23 34 33 32 37 24 30
All                
Doctor-diagnosed asthma 22 22 20 16 14 13 10 17
Wheezed in last 12 monthsa 16 14 17 18 19 22 19 18
Ever wheezed 28 28 33 32 30 32 27 30
Bases (weighted):
Males 320 358 357 417 348 264 173 2237
Females 314 375 379 441 365 294 253 2421
All 634 733 736 859 713 558 426 4658
Bases (unweighted):
Males 202 251 306 362 359 361 227 2068
Females 232 337 421 431 437 419 312 2589
All 434 588 727 793 796 780 539 4657

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