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Table 1 Number and proportion of smoking-attributable hospitalisations, by sex and Indigenous status, NT 1998/99 to 2008/09

From: Trend analysis of hospital admissions attributable to tobacco smoking, Northern Territory Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal populations, 1998 to 2009

   Total no. of hospitalisations No. of smoking- attributable hospitalisations Percent
Aboriginal     
  Male 99,742 5,675 5.7
  Female 134,395 5,254 3.9
Non-Aboriginal    
  Male 122,926 4,941 4.0
  Female 130,036 2,742 2.1
All NT     
  Male 222,668 10,616 4.8
  Female 264,431 7,996 3.0