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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 7.4 Doctor-diagnosed asthma, wheezed in last 12 months, and ever wheezed (age-standardised), 2014, by smoking status and sex

Aged 16 and over 2014
Asthma and wheezing Smoking statusa
Never smoked /
smoked occasionally
Ex-regular
smoker
Smokes fewer
than 20 a day
Smokes 20
or more a day
  % % % %
Men
Doctor-diagnosed asthma 15 22 15 19
Wheezed in last 12 monthsb 12 20 29 36
Ever wheezed 26 34 38 43
Women
Doctor-diagnosed asthma 16 17 21 33
Wheezed in last 12 monthsb 11 20 28 46
Ever wheezed 22 36 42 55
All adults
Doctor-diagnosed asthma 16 19 18 26
Wheezed in last 12 monthsb 11 20 28 41
Ever wheezed 24 35 40 49
Bases (weighted):
Men 1189 517 344 137
Women 1353 554 375 130
All adults 2541 1071 719 267
Bases (unweighted):
Men 1042 561 306 127
Women 1433 628 388 130
All adults 2475 1189 694 257

a Excludes cases where respondent did not know how many they smoked a day
b Wheezing or whistling in the chest

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