Asthma in Australia 2008 

Figure 4.2
Deaths due to all obstructive lung disease per 100,000 among persons aged 65 years and over, by sex, 1997–2006

Note: Age-standardised to the Australian population as at 30 June 2001. Data includes all deaths from bronchitis (International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision (ICD-10) code J40), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (J41–J44), asthma (J45–J46) and bronchiectasis (J47).

Sources: AIHW General Record of Incidence of Mortality (GRIM) books; Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Data table

Year
Males
Females
1997 405.4 180.1
1998 370.0 162.34
1999 355.2 160.0
2000 336.3 151.5
2001 314.6 150.8
2002 320.9 160.6
2003 296.1 151.3
2004 271.6 150.0
2005 249.3 133.2
2006 237.9 137.7

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