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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 7.3 Doctor-diagnosed asthma, wheezed in last 12 months, and ever wheezed (age-standardised), 2014, by area deprivation and sex

Aged 16 and over 2014
Asthma and wheezing Area deprivation
5th (Least
deprived)
4th 3rd 2nd 1st (Most
deprived)
  % % % % %
Men
Doctor-diagnosed asthma 18 16 14 14 19
Wheezed in last 12 monthsa 12 16 18 17 27
Ever wheezed 28 31 29 31 35
Women
Doctor-diagnosed asthma 15 17 17 20 21
Wheezed in last 12 monthsa 11 16 15 23 25
Ever wheezed 24 27 27 37 37
All adults
Doctor-diagnosed asthma 17 16 16 17 20
Wheezed in last 12 monthsa 12 16 17 21 26
Ever wheezed 26 29 28 34 36
Bases (weighted):
Men 495 476 424 431 411
Women 490 534 463 494 439
All adults 985 1011 888 925 850
Bases (unweighted):
Men 405 449 481 397 336
Women 481 572 556 537 443
All adults 886 1021 1037 934 779

a Wheezing or whistling in the chest

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