TableĀ 4

Median time to first admission since diagnosis of COPD in primary care or median time to each subsequent admission since start of at risk period after previous admission

AdmissionMedian time (months)95% CI
1stUndefined*
2nd22.0(20.0 to 24.5)
3rd8.7(7.7 to 10.9)
4th7.0(5.6 to 9.1)
5th5.2(4.0 to 6.5)
6th4.3(3.2 to 6.3)
7th3.5(2.8 to 4.6)
8th2.8(2.0 to 4.4)
9th1.8(1.3 to 3.8)
10th1.5(1.1 to 4.0)
  • *<50% experience event.

  • COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.