Asthma in Australia 2008 Red and Blue person

Figure 8.4
Action taken in last 2 weeks for any reason, by asthma status and sex, people aged 5 years and over, 2004–05


Note: Age-standardised to the Australian population as at June 2001.

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

Data table

Males Females
Had days away from work/study Current asthma 14.8 (11.7–17.9) 18.3 (15.5–21.0)
No current asthma 11.0 (10.1–11.8) 13.0 (12.2–13.9)
Had other days of reduced activity Current asthma 15.5 (13.0–17.9) 21.3 (18.9–23.7)
No current asthma 8.8 (8.2–9.4) 11.1 (10.4–11.8)

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