Table 2

Parent-reported wheezing in 12 months preceding cohort interview compared with GP-recorded asthma diagnosis over same period by age

Parent-reported wheezing at interviewGP-recorded asthma diagnosis
n (weighted %)
Overall
AsthmaNo asthma
Age 3 years
 Yes122 (70.4)194 (17.0)316 (24.1)
 No52 (29.6)912 (83.0)964 (75.9)
174 (100)1106 (100)1280 (100)
Age 5 years
 Yes127 (69.8)132 (11.0)259 (18.9)
 No59 (30.2)1029 (89.0)1088 (81.1)
186 (100)1161 (100)1347 (100)
Age 7 years
 Yes104 (72.4)85 (6.2)189 (13.1)
 No44 (27.7)1193 (93.8)1237 (86.9)
148 (100)1278 (100)1426 (100)
Age 11 years
 Yes95 (71.1)59 (5.7)154 (12.9)
 No40 (28.9)1017 (94.3)1057 (87.2)
135 (100)1076 (100)1211 (100)
  • GP, general practitioner.