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Deaths from COPD

COPD: Deaths

Deaths from COPD: 124,181 annual deaths; 5.2% of deaths (CDC/1999).

Deaths from types of COPD: for details see deaths from types of COPD analysis; summary of available deaths by type data:

Death Rates

Cause of death rank: 5th top cause of death in 1999 is "Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease" (CDC)

Death Rate Extrapolation

Death rate extrapolations for USA for COPD: 124,181 per year, 10,348 per month, 2,388 per week, 340 per day, 14 per hour, 0 per minute, 0 per second. Note: this automatic extrapolation calculation uses the deaths statistic: 124,181 annual deaths; 5.2% of deaths (CDC/1999).

COPD: Deaths Articles

Deaths information for COPD: In 1990, it was estimated that there were 84,000 deaths due to COPD, approximately 34 per 100,000 people. (Source: excerpt from What is COPD: NHLBI)

Misdiagnosis and COPD deaths

COPD can be deadly if misdiagnosed...more »

Death statistics for COPD

The following are statistics from various sources about deaths and COPD:

  • Caused 6,114 deaths from "COPD and allied conditions" in Australia in 1988 (Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2002)
  • Caused 3,628 male deaths from "COPD and allied conditions" in Australia in 1988 (Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2002)
  • Caused 2,486 female deaths from "COPD and allied conditions" in Australia in 1988 (Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2002)
  • 4.8% of all deaths from "COPD and allied conditions" in Australia in 1988 (Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2002)
  • 4,039 African American male deaths in America 1998 (CBCF Health Organisation, 2004)
  • 3,166 African American female deaths in America 1998 (CBCF Health Organisation, 2004)
  • 52,128 deaths from COPD in women in the US ((The National Women’s Health Information Center, CDC)
  • COPD death rate higher in men than in women in the US ((The National Women’s Health Information Center, CDC)
  • 24.7 cases in men per 100,000 population in the US ((The National Women’s Health Information Center, CDC)
  • 16.5 cases in women per 100,000 population in the US (The National Women’s Health Information Center, CDC)
  • 2,270 women died from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Australia 2002 (AIHW National Morbidity Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 3,327 men died from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Australia 2002 (AIHW National Morbidity Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 3.5% of all female deaths was due to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Australia 2002 (AIHW National Morbidity Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 4.8% of all male deaths was due to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Australia 2002 (AIHW National Morbidity Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • Death statistics by age for chronic lower respiratory diseases in USA:
  • Death statistics by state in Australia:
    • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease caused 44.5 male deaths per 100,000 population in New South Wales 2000-2002 (AIHW National Mortality Database, Australia’s Health 2004)
    • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease caused 48.1 male deaths per 100,000 population in Victoria 2000-2002 (AIHW National Mortality Database, Australia’s Health 2004)
    • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease caused 49.9 male deaths per 100,000 population in Queensland 2000-2002 (AIHW National Mortality Database, Australia’s Health 2004)
    • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease caused 39.1 male deaths per 100,000 population in Western Australia 2000-2002 (AIHW National Mortality Database, Australia’s Health 2004)
    • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease caused 43.7 male deaths per 100,000 population in South Australia 2000-2002 (AIHW National Mortality Database, Australia’s Health 2004)
    • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease caused 63.4 male deaths per 100,000 population in Tasmania 2000-2002 (AIHW National Mortality Database, Australia’s Health 2004)
    • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease caused 40.1 male deaths per 100,000 population in Australian Capital Territory 2000-2002 (AIHW National Mortality Database, Australia’s Health 2004)
    • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease caused 98.2 male deaths per 100,000 population in Northern Territory 2000-2002 (AIHW National Mortality Database, Australia’s Health 2004)
    • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease caused 21.8 female deaths per 100,000 population in New South Wales 2000-2002 (AIHW National Mortality Database, Australia’s Health 2004)
    • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease caused 21.4 female deaths per 100,000 population in Victoria 2000-2002 (AIHW National Mortality Database, Australia’s Health 2004)
    • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease caused 20.3 female deaths per 100,000 population in Queensland 2000-2002 (AIHW National Mortality Database, Australia’s Health 2004)
    • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease caused 18.5 female deaths per 100,000 population in Western Australia 2000-2002 (AIHW National Mortality Database, Australia’s Health 2004)
    • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease caused 18.4 female deaths per 100,000 population in South Australia 2000-2002 (AIHW National Mortality Database, Australia’s Health 2004)
    • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease caused 32.4 female deaths per 100,000 population in Tasmania 2000-2002 (AIHW National Mortality Database, Australia’s Health 2004)
    • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease caused 26.6 female deaths per 100,000 population in Australian Capital Territory 2000-2002 (AIHW National Mortality Database, Australia’s Health 2004)
    • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease caused 49.4 female deaths per 100,000 population in Northern Territory 2000-2002 (AIHW National Mortality Database, Australia’s Health 2004)

Deaths from COPD: medical news summaries

The following medical news items are relevant to death from COPD:

Hospitalizations for COPD:

713,000 (NHLBI 1999) more about hospitazliations »

COPD: Hospitalization Statistics

The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and COPD:

  • 1.8% (229,725) of hospital episodes were for chronic lower respiratory diseases in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 72% of hospital consultations for chronic lower respiratory diseases required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 49% of hospital episodes for chronic lower respiratory diseases were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • more stats »

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