Asthma in Australia 2008 

Figure 4.10
Deaths due to asthma per 100,000 population, by age and socioeconomic status, people aged 5 years and over, 2002–2006

Notes: Age-standardised to the Australian population as at June 2001. Mortality data aggregated from 2002–2006. Results for testing for linear trends in mortality according to socioeconomic status were as follows: 5–34 years, p trend = 0.2085; 35–64 years, p trend < 0.0001; 65 years and over, p trend = 0.0001. SEIFA = Socio-economic Indexes for Areas.

Sources: AIHW National Mortality Database; Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Data table

 
SEIFA 1 (most disadvantaged
(95% CI)
SEIFA 2
(95% CI)
SEIFA 3
(95% CI)
SEIFA 4
(95% CI)
SEIFA 5
(95% CI)
5 to 34 years 0.35 (0.22 –0.51)
0.46
(0.32–0.62)
0.27
(0.17–0.41)
0.24
(0.15–0.37)
0.33
(0.23–0.47)
35 to 64 years 1.45 (1.16–1.78)
1.24
(1.01–1.50)
1.24
(1.00–1.51
1.06
(0.85–1.30)
0.41
(0.29–0.56)
65 and over 10.44 (9.06–11.92)
8.91
(7.89–10.01)
8.91
(7.93–10.25)
8.66
(7.55–9.88)
6.95
(6.03–7.96)

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