Asthma in Australia 2008 

Figure 3.12
Distribution of severity of asthma among children attending general practitioners, 1999 to 2006

Note: Blue section of 2003 column represents the proportion of children classified as having ‘persistent’ or ‘frequent episodic’ asthma. In data point for 1999, asthma severity classifications were not available for 5.6% of children and, therefore, the data point does not add up to 100%.

Source: Supplementary Analysis of Nominated Data (SAND) abstracts (AIHW: Britt & Miller 2007). Figure 3.12: Distribution of severity of asthma among children attending general

Data table

Persistent Frequent episodic Infrequent episodic
1999 5% 21% 69%
2000 5% 20% 75%
2002 2% 16% 83%
2003
23% 77%
2004 8% 14% 78%
2006 1% 22% 77%

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