Category: COPD

QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged 18 Years or Older with Diagnosed Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, by Urbanization Level and Age Group — National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2019

In 2019, the percentage of adults aged 18 years or older with diagnosed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) was higher among those living in nonmetropolitan areas (8.0%) than among those living in metropolitan areas (4.0%). Percentages were higher in nonmetropolitan areas for adults aged 45–64 years (10.0% versus 4.8%) and aged 65 years or older Read More >

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2017 Final Deaths, Leading Causes of Death and Life Tables Reports Released

NCHS released a report that presents the final 2017 data on U.S. deaths, death rates, life expectancy, infant mortality, and trends, by selected characteristics such as age, sex, Hispanic origin and race, state of residence, and cause of death. Key Findings: In 2017, a total of 2,813,503 deaths were reported in the United States. The Read More >

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COPD-Related Mortality by Sex and Race Among Adults Aged 25 and Over: United States, 2000-2014

Questions for Hanyu Ni, Ph.D., M.P.H., Associate Director for Science and Lead Author on “COPD-Related Mortality by Sex and Race Among Adults Aged 25 and Over: United States, 2000-2014” Q: How have trends in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) related deaths changed since 2000? HN: Overall, the COPD-related death rate decreased 12.3% from 2000 through Read More >

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