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Table 3 Emergency hospitalizations to the Royal Darwin Hospital for the dry seasons 1996–2005.

From: Vegetation fire smoke, indigenous status and cardio-respiratory hospital admissions in Darwin, Australia, 1996–2005: a time-series study

    Total population Non-Indigenous admissions Indigenous admissions Percent < 15 yrs (total population)
Population in each group 109,478 97,887 11,591  
Diagnosis ICD9 ICD10 Counts Percentage Counts Percentage Counts Percentage  
Cardiovascular          
Total 390–459 I00-I99 3443 100% 2854 100% 589 100% 1%
IHD 410–414 I20-I25 1533 45% 1287 45% 246 42% 0%
Other - - 1910 55% 1567 55% 343 58% 2%
Respiratory          
Total 460–519 J00-J99 4836 100% 3551 100% 1285 100% 40%
Asthma 493 J45-J46 1008 21% 776 22% 232 18% 58%
COPD 490–492, 494–496 J40-J44, J47, J67 995 21% 753 21% 242 19% 1%
Infections 461–466, 480–487, 514 J00-J22 2409 50% 1681 47% 728 57% 53%
Other - - 424 9% 341 10% 83 6% 16%