Emergency Department Visit Rate Due to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Shows the age-adjusted emergency department visit rate due to Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) per 100,000 population (ICD-9 Codes 490-492,494,496). Data for 2014-2016 uses ICD-10 codes 490-492,494,496,J40-J43,J44,J47 and may not be directly comparable to previous time periods. Shows the age-adjusted hospitalization discharge rate per 100,000 population for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Bronchiectasis (COPD). Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, or COPD, refers to a group of diseases that cause airflow blockage and breathing-related problems. It includes emphysema, chronic bronchitis, and in some cases asthma. Chronic lower respiratory disease, primarily COPD, was the third leading cause of death in the United States in 2011.
Measurement Period: 2016
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