Asthma in Australia 2005
Deaths due to asthma per 100,000 population, by state and territory, Australia, 1999–2003
Note: Age standardised to the Australian population as at 30 June 2001. See Appendix 1, Section A1.1 for details. Death rates for aggregated data from 1999 to 2003. Persons, all ages. Asthma classified according to ICD-10 codes J45 & J46. Horizontal line represents Australian death rate for asthma (2.07 per 100,000 population). ACT and NT excluded as the numbers are too small to produce reliable estimates.
Sources: AIHW National Mortality Database; Australian Bureau of Statistics.
Deaths per 100,000 population
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