Asthma in Australia 2008 

Figure 2.1
Prevalence of current asthma, by age, sex and Indigenous status, 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
Males
Females
 
Indigenous
(95% CI)
Non–Indigenous
(95% CI)
Indigenous
(95% CI)
Non–Indigenous
(95% CI)
0 to 14 years
15.5
(12.9–18.0)
12.83854834
(11.2–14.5)
12.32167641
(9.9–14.7)
9.8418727
(8.4–11.3)
15 to 34 years
10.3
(8.2–12.5)
9.267622038
(8.1–10.4)
20.11625817
(16.8–23.4)
13.79152703
(12.4–15.2)
35 to 54 years
7.5
(5.3–9.7)
6.952272398
(6–7.9)
21.92944127
(18.7–25.2)
10.80512194
(9.5–12.1)
55 and over
17.4
(10.3–24.5)
7.709346845
(6.5–8.9)
21.11494381
(14.1–28.1)
10.6541651
(9.3–12.0)

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