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The Scottish Health Survey 2018: main report - revised 2020
Table 8.3: Doctor-diagnosed asthma, wheezed in last 12 months, and ever wheezed, (age standardised), 2018, by area deprivation and sex

Table 8.3: Doctor-diagnosed asthma, wheezed in last 12 months, and ever wheezed, (age standardised), 2018, by area deprivation and sex

Base: Aged 16 and over 2018
Asthma and wheezing Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
5th (Least deprived) 4th 3rd 2nd 1st (Most deprived)
% % % % %
Men Doctor-diagnosed asthma 20 13 18 15 21
Wheezed in the last 12 monthsa 14 13 16 16 23
Ever wheezed 32 23 27 26 35
Women Doctor-diagnosed asthma 15 15 15 20 21
Wheezed in the last 12 monthsa 12 13 13 18 26
Ever wheezed 24 25 27 32 39
All adults Doctor-diagnosed asthma 18 14 17 17 21
Wheezed in the last 12 monthsa 13 13 15 17 25
Ever wheezed 28 25 27 29 37
Unweighted bases Men 402 501 413 420 336
Women 545 644 519 573 451
All adults 947 1145 932 993 787
Weighted bases Men 441 506 445 514 407
Women 505 563 454 526 443
All adults 946 1069 900 1040 849

a Wheezed in the last 12 months' refers to wheezing or whistling in the chest
The bases in the table above are for the 'wheezed in the last 12 months' indicator only, bases for the other indicators may differ slightly.
Age-standardisation has been carried out using 2017 mid-year population estimates for private households in Scotland. Please see the technical report for more information.


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