Asthma in Australia 2005 

Figure 5.40
Re-attendance rate for asthma within 28 days, all ages, New South Wales and Victoria, 2000–03

Note: Asthma classified according to ICD-10-AM codes J45 & J46.

Sources: NSW Inpatients Statistical Collection and NSW Emergency Department Data Collection, Centre for Epidemiology and Research, NSW Department of Health; Victorian Admitted Episodes Dataset (VAED) and Victorian Emergency Minimum Dataset (VEMD), Victorian Department of Human Services.

Data table

Health service attendance
Re-admitted to hospital
Re-visited ED
95% CI of stacked bar
Admitted to hospital 5.1 1.9
Visited ED 2.8 5.1
Admitted to hospital or visited ED 4.4 3.5

© Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2005