Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Statistics on Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a leading cause of death, illness, and disability in the United States. In the United States, an estimated 10 million adults were diagnosed with COPD in 2000, but data from a national health survey suggests that as many as 24 million Americans are affected. In 2000, 119,000 deaths, 726,000 hospitalizations, and 1.5 million hospital emergency department visits were caused by chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
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