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The Scottish Health Survey 2018: main report - revised 2020
Table 8.4: Doctor-diagnosed asthma, wheezed in last 12 months, and ever wheezed, (age standardised), 2018, by smoking status and sex

Table 8.4: Doctor-diagnosed asthma, wheezed in last 12 months, and ever wheezed, (age standardised), 2018, by smoking status and sex

Base: Aged 16 and over 2018
Asthma and wheezing Smoking status and number of cigarettes a day
Non-smoker or smoked occasionally Used to smoke Less than 20 cigarettes a day 20 or more cigarettes a day
% % % %
Men Doctor-diagnosed asthma 15 21 21 18
Wheezed in the last 12 monthsa 10 18 30 34
Ever wheezed 21 35 43 38
Women Doctor-diagnosed asthma 15 16 22 19
Wheezed in the last 12 monthsa 11 14 29 44
Ever wheezed 23 30 46 55
All adults Doctor-diagnosed asthma 15 18 22 18
Wheezed in the last 12 monthsa 11 16 29 37
Ever wheezed 22 33 45 44
Unweighted bases Men 1128 554 262 102
Women 1628 637 372 73
All adults 2756 1191 634 175
Weighted bases Men 1311 509 356 107
Women 1526 532 346 56
All adults 2837 1041 702 163

a Wheezed in the last 12 months' refers to wheezing or whistling in the chest
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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