Table 4

Emergency admission rates for COPD per 100 000 population per year

YearKnowsley LSOAs (no=98)Control LSOAs (no=392)
MeanLower 95% CIUpper 95% CIMeanLower 95% CIUpper 95% CI
2005542.6467.2618.1491.5450.4532.5
2006563.2467.4659.1491.1449.8532.5
2007545.9464.7627.2502.6461.5543.7
2008473.5402.2544.9464.4426.9501.9
2009463.7389.6537.9408.3374.4442.2
2010469.3394.4544.2426.2390.8461.6
2011397.5338.9456.1392.2358.7425.7
2012405.0343.4466.6396.2364.4428.0
2013394.3333.3455.2402.3369.3435.4
2014484.9417.3552.6428.5392.8464.2
2015455.1385.6524.6429.0392.6465.4
2016500.3421.3579.3442.2407.0477.4
  • COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; LSOA, lower-layer super output area.