Asthma in Australia 2005 

Figure 2.19
Hospital separations for asthma per 100,000 population, by age group, state and territory, children aged 0 to 18 years, Australia, 2002–03

Note: Asthma classified according to ICD-9-CM code 493 and ICD-10-AM codes J45 & J46.

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

Data table

Age group (years)
NSW
Vic
Qld
WA
SA
Tas
ACT
NT
0 to 1 962.4 772.6 655.8 959.1 1301.2 457.1 596.6 581.4
2 to 4 1137.2 880.7 886.8 1096.2 1454.9 517.7 677.9 872.0
5 to 11 332.9 269.3 259.7 364.2 514.3 173.2 126.7 263.7
12 to 18 129.0 123.1 115.2 139.0 187.9 83.5 37.1 85.4
95% Confidence Interval
0 to 1
(916–1010)
(724–823)
(606–708)
(874–1048)
(1185–1423)
(344–586)
(440–777)
(419–770)
2 to 4
(1097–1178)
(839–924)
(840–935)
(1023–1172)
(1356–1557)
(419–626)
(542–829)
(701–1061)
5 to 11
(319–347)
(254–285)
(244–276)
(338–392)
(477–553)
(138–213)
(90–169)
(203–333)
12 to 18
(120–138)
(113–133)
(105–126)
(123–156)
(166–211)
(60–111)
(19–61)
(51–129)

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