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Figure 8.2
Prevalence of low to very high psychological distress, by asthma status and sex, people aged 15 years and over, 2004–05

Notes: The Kessler-10 scores corresponding to the levels of psychological distress are: low = 10–15; moderate = 16–21; high = 22–29; very high = 30–50. 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

Current asthma (95% CI) No asthma (95% CI)
Males Low 57.36863792 (53.3–61.4) 67.12403175 (65.9–68.3)
Moderate 25.70380305 (22.2–29.2) 22.2411987 (21.1–23.4)
High 10.67559549 (8.2–13.2) 7.459240372 (6.8–8.1)
Very high 6.251620886 (4.4–8.1) 3.175489013 (2.7–3.7)
Females Low 45.52806411 (42.2–48.9) 60.22097005 (58.9–61.5)
Moderate 28.72151416 (25.7–31.7) 25.77641394 (24.6–27.0)
High 16.77831239 (14.3–19.3) 10.38533705 (9.5–11.3)
Very high 8.971967734 (7.1–10.8) 3.61721994 (3.2–4.0)

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