Asthma in Australia 2005 

Figure 2.5
Proportion of general practice encounters for asthma, by age group and sex, children aged 0 to 18 years, Australia, April 2001 to March 2004

Note: Asthma classified according to ICPC-2 PLUS codes: R96001–R96005, R96007, R96008. BEACH data year is April to March.

Source: BEACH Survey of General Practice.

Data table

Age group (years)
          Boys (95% CI)
             Girls (95% CI)
0 to 1 2.5 (2.0–2.9) 1.8 (1.3–1.8)
2 to 4 7.4 (6.4–8.3) 5.7 (4.9–5.7)
5 to 11 7.9 (7.0–8.8) 6.1 (5.4–6.1)
12 to 18 5.5 (4.8–6.2) 4.0 (3.5–4.0)

 

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