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Figure 7.4
Proportion of children aged 0–14 years with one or more cigarette smokers in the household, by socioeconomic status and current asthma 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
(95% CI)
No Asthma
(95% CI)
SEIFA 1 (most disadvantaged) 62.9 (52.0–73.8) 53.2
SEIFA 2 40.0 (30.8–49.1) 44.4
SEIFA 3 40.6 (31.2–49.9) 36.8
SEIFA 4 32.3 (21.7–42.8) 28.2
SEIFA 5 (least disadvantaged) 14.4 (6.6–22.3) 19.5

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