Publication - Statistics

Scottish Health Survey 2016 - volume 1: main report

Published: 3 Oct 2017
Directorate:
Population Health Directorate
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781788512763

Statistics relating to the health of people living in Scotland.

Scottish Health Survey 2016 - volume 1: main report
Table 10.3 Doctor-diagnosed asthma, wheezed in last 12 months, and ever wheezed (age-standardised), 2016, by area deprivation and sex

Table 10.3 Doctor-diagnosed asthma, wheezed in last 12 months, and ever wheezed (age-standardised), 2016, by area deprivation and sex

Aged 16 and over 2016
Asthma and wheezing Area deprivation
5th (Least deprived) 4th 3rd 2nd 1st (Most deprived)

% % % % %
Men
Doctor-diagnosed asthma 14 16 13 15 17
Wheezed in last 12 monthsa 15 16 14 13 22
Ever wheezed 28 29 26 24 38
Women
Doctor-diagnosed asthma 12 14 17 17 19
Wheezed in last 12 monthsa 11 12 14 16 21
Ever wheezed 22 23 28 27 33
All adults
Doctor-diagnosed asthma 13 15 15 16 18
Wheezed in last 12 monthsa 13 14 14 14 22
Ever wheezed 25 26 27 26 36
Bases (weighted):
Men 444 386 446 384 413
Women 474 385 458 430 498
All adults 918 771 904 813 911
Bases (unweighted):
Men 422 421 430 325 294
Women 512 505 552 438 421
All adults 934 926 982 763 715

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