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Table 4 Number of smoking-attributable hospitalisations for the ten most common conditions, by 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

Aboriginal   Non-Aboriginal  
Conditions Smoking- attributable hospitalisations Conditions Smoking- attributable hospitalisations
COPD 2,727 COPD 1,869
Ischaemic heart disease 1,580 Ischaemic heart disease 1,246
Lower respiratory illness 1,412 LBW 639
LBW 1,348 Lung cancer 543
Heart failure 951 Cardiac dysrhythmias 542
Stroke 489 Stroke 419
Fire injuries 356 Asthma, aged <15 years 297
Cardiac dysrhythmias 348 Fire injuries 260
Premature rupture of membranes 337 Premature rupture of membranes 256
Lung cancer 253 Heart failure 217