Asthma in Australia 2005 

Figure 4.6
Age distribution for asthma and all cause mortality, Australia, 1999–2003

Note: Age-specific death rates for aggregated data from 1999 to 2003. Asthma classified according to ICD-10 codes J45 & J46.

Sources: AIHW National Mortality Database; Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Data table

0 to 4 years
5 to 14 years
15 to 34 years
35 to 64 years
65 years and over
Asthma 0.35 1.94 8.35 27.95 61.41
All causes 1.20 0.27 3.04 16.84 78.62

 

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