Asthma in Australia 2008
1. Separations for which the care type was reported as Newborn with no qualified days, and records for Hospital boarders and Posthumous organ procurement have been excluded.
2. Asthma classified according to International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, 10th Revision, Australian Modification (ICD-10-AM) codes J45 and J46.
3. Excludes separations where length of stay was more than 120 days or less than one day.
Source: AIHW National Hospital Morbidity Database.
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