The prevalence of long-term conditions in Hackney and the City is higher in boys at younger age groups, but the differences disappear by age 15-19 (Figure 9).
Figure 9: Proportion of Hackney and the City young people with any GP-recorded long-term condition (April 2015)
When considering all ages in Hackney and the City, the rate of GP-recorded active asthma is higher in women (539 per 10,000) than men (437 per 10,000). However, in the 5-19 age group, the rate of asthma is higher in boys (541 per 10,000) than girls (376 per 10,000). The rate in Hackney and the City peaks in 10-14 year old boys, at 645 per 10,000 (Figure 10).
Figure 10: Proportion of Hackney and the City young people with GP-recorded asthma (April 2015)