Asthma in Australia 2008 

Figure 2.2
Prevalence of current asthma, by age and Indigenous status, children aged 0–17 years, 2004–05

Note: Age-standardised to the Australian population aged 0–17 years 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
(95% CI)
Non–Indigenous
(95% CI)
0 to 1 years 9.3
(5.0–13.7)
3.1
(1.6–4.7)
2 to 4 years 12.7
(9–16.4)
9.9
(7.4–12.5)
5 to 11 years 14.1
(11.5–16.8)
13.2
(11.2–15.1)
12 to 17 years 14.4
(11.5–17.3)
12.1
(10.2–14.0)
0 to 17 years 13.5
(11.9–15.1)
11.2
(10.1–12.3)

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