Whether has asthma (HASTP)
This variable describes whether a person has been told by a doctor or nurse that they have asthma. This variable does not indicate whether a person has multiple long-term health conditions.
Does not have asthma
Number of categories: 4
Question(s) from the Census form
Has the person been told by a doctor or nurse that they have any of these long-term health conditions?
How this variable is created
This variable is derived from responses to the long-term health conditions question. It counts the number of people who marked ‘Asthma’ on the form.
History and changes
This is a new variable for 2021.