Asthma in Australia 2005 

Figure 2.6
Proportion of general practice encounters for asthma, by state and territory, 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.
Northern Territory data excluded as the numbers are too small to produce reliable estimates.

Source: BEACH Survey of General Practice.

Data table

State/territory
rate (per 100 enc)
95%CI
NSW
4.9
(4.4–5.4)
Vic
5.9
(5.2–6.6)
Qld
4.9
(4.2–5.5)
WA
4.9
(4.0–5.8)
SA
6.2
(4.8–7.6)
Tas
5.6
(3.5–7.7)
ACT
5.1
(2.7–7.4)
Australia 5.2
(4.9–5.5)

© Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2005