Asthma in Australia 2008 

Figure 3.5
Prevalence of current asthma in children, by age and sex, 2004–05

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

Source: Australian Centre for Asthma Monitoring (ACAM) analysis of Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) National Health Survey 2004–05 confidentialised unit record files.

Data table

Prevalence
Boys
(95% CI)
Girls
(95% CI)
0 to 1 years 4.0
(1.7–6.2)
2.6
(0.7–4.6)
2 to 4 years 10.8
(7.6–14.0)
9.0
(6.1–11.8)
5 to 11 years 15.1
(12.9–17.4)
11.0
(8.9–13.0)
12 to 17 years 12.1
(9.8–14.4)
12.7
(10.3–15.1)

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