Asthma in Australia 2008 

Figure 2.7
Prevalence of current smoking by Indigenous status and asthma status, persons aged 18 years and over, 2004–05

Note: Age-standardised to the Australian population as at June 2001.

Source: Australian Centre for Asthma Monitoring (ACAM) analysis of the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (NATSIHS) and National Health Survey (NHS) 2004–05, expanded confidentialised unit record files, Remote Access Data Laboratory.

Data table

Prevalence
Indigenous
Non–Indigenous
 
Current asthma
(95% CI)
No asthma
(95% CI)
Current asthma
(95% CI)
No asthma
(95% CI)
18 to 34 years 60.2
(49.1–71.4)
53.2
(49.1–57.3)
31.8
(26.3–37.2)
28.4
(26.6–30.1)
35 to 54 years 58.0
(48.3–67.6)
54.3
(49.6–58.9)
25.0
(20.7–29.2)
25.6
(24.3–26.9)
55 and over 22.1
(13.9–30.2)
28.7
(22.4–35.0)
13.6
(9.9–17.2)
11.4
(10.4–12.4)
18 and over 48.2
(42.5–53.9)
46.5
(43.6–49.4)
23.8
(21.2–26.4)
22.4
(21.5–23.2)

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