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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)

From: Ambient biomass smoke and cardio-respiratory hospital admissions in Darwin, Australia

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