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 10.4 Doctor-diagnosed asthma, wheezed in last 12 months, and ever wheezed (age-standardised), 2016, by smoking status and sex

Table 10.4 Doctor-diagnosed asthma, wheezed in last 12 months, and ever wheezed (age-standardised), 2016, by smoking status and sex

Aged 16 and over 2016
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 14 14 19 9
Wheezed in last 12 monthsb 10 16 22 35
Ever wheezed 22 30 35 48
Women
Doctor-diagnosed asthma 15 15 18 17
Wheezed in last 12 monthsb 12 14 23 30
Ever wheezed 22 26 36 41
All adults
Doctor-diagnosed asthma 15 14 19 12
Wheezed in last 12 monthsb 11 15 23 33
Ever wheezed 22 28 35 45
Bases (weighted):
Men 1068 522 309 130
Women 1282 506 360 76
All adults 2350 1028 669 205
Bases (unweighted):
Men 939 548 258 113
Women 1396 582 359 75
All adults 2335 1130 617 188

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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