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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of study population

From: Ethnic variations in asthma hospital admission, readmission and death: a retrospective, national cohort study of 4.62 million people in Scotland

  Census First asthma admissions and deaths Male Female % Female in each group First asthma admissions incidence from 2001
  n % n % n % n % % n %
White Scottish 4,088,125 88.6 102,285 89.9 41,955 89.8 60,330 89.9 59.0 % 86,930 89.9
Other White British 334,985 7.3 7,555 6.6 3,005 6.4 4,550 6.8 60.2 % 6,515 6.7
White Irish 43,505 0.9 985 0.9 390 0.8 590 0.9 60.2 % 825 0.9
Other White 65,655 1.4 1,030 0.9 410 0.9 620 0.9 60.2 % 895 0.9
Any mixed background 11,110 0.2 265 0.2 115 0.2 150 0.2 56.6 % 220 0.2
Indian 12,335 0.3 305 0.3 160 0.3 150 0.2 48.4 % 225 0.2
Pakistani 25,630 0.6 840 0.7 415 0.9 420 0.6 50.3 % 655 0.7
Other South Asian 6,510 0.1 155 0.1 80 0.2 75 0.1 48.4 % 135 0.1
African origin 6,335 0.1 120 0.1 50 0.1 70 0.1 58.3 % 105 0.1
Chinese 13,205 0.3 145 0.1 75 0.2 70 0.1 48.3 % 120 0.1
All other ethnic groups 7,715 0.2 105 0.1 50 0.1 55 0.1 52.4 % 90 0.1
Total 4,615,105   113,790   46,710   67,080   59.0 % 96,710