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4-8. Chronic bronchitis or emphysema prevalence

4-8-1. Chronic bronchitis or emphysema prevalence in Australia – by state and territory

4-8-2. Chronic bronchitis or emphysema prevalence – Aboriginal people

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4-8-1. Chronic bronchitis or emphysema prevalence in Australia – by state and territory

  • One in 50 (2.0%, age standardised) of the population in South Australia is living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (including bronchitis and emphysema) which has lasted, or is expected to last, six months or longer1.
  • The South Australian rate is slightly below the Australian average (2.2%, age standardised)1.

 

Living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (all ages), 2017–18 (age-standardised)
State/Territory %
Northern Territory 1.7%
Victoria 1.7%
Western Australia 1.7%
South Australia 2.0%
Tasmania 2.3%
Australian Capital Territory 2.4%
New South Wales 2.4%
Queensland 3.1%
Australia 2.2%

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Data source: ABS 2018

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4-8-2. Chronic bronchitis or emphysema prevalence – Aboriginal people

Data not available for this indicator.

 


Sources

  1. Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS 2018), ‘Table 2.3 Summary health characteristics — States and territories, Proportion of persons’, National Health Survey: First Results, 2017-18, cat. no. 4364.0.55.001, 12 December 2018.