Asthma in Australia 2008 Red and Blue person

Figure 7.2
Prevalence of current smoking among adults aged 18 years and over, by asthma status and socioeconomic status, 2004–05

Notes: Age-standardised to the Australian population as at June 2001; SEIFA = Socio-economic Indexes for Areas.

Source: Australian Centre for Asthma Monitoring (ACAM) analysis of Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) 2004–05 National Health Survey confidentialised unit record files.

Data table

Current asthma No asthma
SEIFA 1 (most disadvantaged) 40.02185947 (34.6–45.5) 30.95733717 (29.0–33.0)
SEIFA 2 31.29841909 (26.3–36.3) 27.36614274 (25.5–29.2)
SEIFA 3 20.26737221 (16.0–24.6) 22.81660184 (21.1–24.5)
SEIFA 4 19.90549453 (15.8–24.1) 19.08073041 (17.5–20.6)
SEIFA 5 (least disadvantaged) 12.43083639 (8.8–16.0) 15.50470112 (14.1–16.9)

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