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Death Statistics for Types of COPD

Deaths and COPD:

This section presents information about the death rate statistics for the various types of COPD.

Death Statistics for Types of COPD

Disease

Death Rate Estimate

US deaths estimate

Statistic Used for Calculation

COPD (overall) approx 1 in 2,190 or 0.05% or 124,181 people in USA 124,181 13.5 million Americans (NHLBI)
Chronic bronchitis approx 1 in 22 or 4.45% or 12.1 million people in USA 12.1 million Americans (NHLBI) 12.1 million Americans (NHLBI)
Pulmonary emphysema approx 1 in 136 or 0.74% or 2 million people in USA 2 million Americans (NHLBI); 17 per 1000 - NHIS95; 2 million annually 2 million Americans (NHLBI); 17 per 1000 - NHIS95; 2 million annually

Death Statistics for COPD

Deaths and COPD:

124,181 annual deaths; 5.2% of deaths (CDC/1999).

Deaths Rate:

approx 1 in 2,190 or 0.05% or 124,181 people in USA

Health News Related to Deaths and COPD

Medical news summaries about deaths and COPD:

The following medical news items are relevant to deaths and COPD:

Types of COPD

For more information about types of COPD, refer to our section on types of COPD. See also more information on death information for COPD.

 

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