Asthma in Australia 2008 

Figure 5.2
Proportion of general practice encounters for asthma, adults and children, April 1998 to March 2008

Notes: Asthma classified according to International Classification of Primary Care, 2nd edition (ICPC-2) code R96. Bettering the Evaluation and Care of Health (BEACH) year is April to March.

Sources: BEACH Survey of General Practice; Medicare Australia.

Data table

 
Children (0–14 years)
(95% CI)
Adults (15 years and over
(95% CI)
1998–99 6.64
(5.98–7.30)
2.55
(2.38–2.72)
1999–2000 6.43
(5.75–7.12)
2.67
(2.50–2.83)
2000–01
5.80
(5.22–6.38)
2.34
(2.19–2.49)
2001–02
5.60
(4.99–6.20)
2.42
(2.25–2.58)
2002–03
5.19
(4.64–5.73)
2.35
(2.19–2.51)
2003–04
5.46
(4.89–6.03)
2.15
(2.00–2.31)
2004–05
4.91
(4.39–5.43)
1.98
(1.84–2.11)
2005–06 5.12
(4.55–5.69)
1.87
(1.74–1.99)
2006–07 4.62
(4.06–5.19)
1.94
(1.80–2.09)
2007–08 4.83
(4.29–5.37)
1.82
(1.70–1.95)

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