Rates were higher for home-based sleep studies (4.7 per 1,000 population) than laboratory sleep studies (2.1)
In 2019, 134,481 patients received diagnostic sleep study—6.7 per 1,000 Australians aged 18 and over
Claiming rates for sleep studies varied by state and territory, remoteness and socioeconomic area of residence
In 2017─18, 1 in 9 Australians (11%) had asthma—that’s 2.7 million people.
In 2016─17, the PHN area with the highest potentially preventable hospitalisation rates for asthma was Murrumbidgee.
In 2017─18, two-thirds of children aged 0–14 with asthma had an asthma action plan.