Asthma in Australia 2008 

Figure 4.7
Deaths due to asthma per 100,000 population, by remoteness, people aged 5 years and over, 2002–2006

Notes: Age-standardised to the Australian population as at June 2001. Mortality rates for aggregated data from 2002–2006. Asthma classified according to International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision (ICD-10) codes J45 and J46. Remoteness classified according to the Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC) categories of remoteness. Y axis has different scale for each age group.

Sources: AIHW National Mortality Database; Australian Bureau of Statistics.


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