Asthma in Australia 2005 

Figure 5.16
Proportion of emergency department visits for asthma resulting in admission to hospital, by age group and sex, New South Wales and Victoria, July 1999 to June 2004

Sources: NSW Emergency Department Data Collection (EDDC) (HOIST), Centre for Epidemiology and Research, NSW Department of Health; Victorian Emergency Minimum Dataset, Victorian Department of Human Services.

Data table

Age group (years)
Males
95% CI
Females
95% CI
0 to 4
48.0
(47.5–48.5)
47.4
(46.7–48.1)
5 to 14
34.8
(34.2–35.4)
34.8
(34.1–35.5)
15 to 34
23.1
(22.5–23.7)
28.1
(27.6–28.6)
35 to 64
35.8
(35.0–36.6)
42.5
(41.9–43.1)
65 and over
57.4
(56.0–58.7)
63.9
(62.9–64.8)

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