Table 1

Clinical conditions and ICD codes examined for admissions to Royal Darwin Hospital, 1 April – 30 November in 2000, 2004 and 2005 (N = 724 days)

Clinical group

ICD10 codes

Number of Admissions

Number Indigenous

Number <15 years old


Respiratory conditions – all

J00–J99

1474

384

548

Asthma

J45–46

253

65

149

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

J40 – J44

305

76

0

Respiratory infections

J00–J22

778

218

378

Cardiovascular conditions – all

I00 – I99

992

186

12

Ischaemic heart disease

I20 – I25

422

81

0


Johnston et al. BMC Public Health 2007 7:240   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-7-240

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