Asthma in Australia 2005 

Figure 5.31
Hospital patient days for asthma per 100,000 population, by age group and Indigenous status, Australia, 2002–03

Note: Age standardised to the Australian population as at 30 June 2001. See Appendix 1, Section A1.1 for details. Asthma classified according to ICD-10-AM codes J45 & J46.

Sources: National Hospital Morbidity Database; Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Data table

Age group (years)
Indigenous
95% CI
Non-Indigenous
95% CI
0 to 4
2214.8
(2097.1–1366.3)
1242.2
(1222.6–1262.1)
5 to 14
555.2
(512.4–450.0)
403.7
(396.1–411.5)
15 to 34
302.5
(276.1–238.4)
209.5
(205.7–213.4)
35 to 54
1326.4
(1251.4–347.8)
268.4
(264.1–272.7)
55 and over
3168.2
(2966.4–860.4)
645.5
(638.0–653.0)
All ages
1003.3
(974.0–1033.5)
418.0
(415.1–420.9)

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