Table 2

Percentages of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and controls who receive income and various healthcare services (after diagnosis)

COPD (%)Controls (%)p Value (%)
Outpatient treatment64.936.2<0.01
Inpatient treatment53.818.8<0.01
Public health insurance99.095.6<0.01
Income from employment16.723.8<0.01
Public transfer income total90.383.8<0.01
 Other public transfers27.618.6<0.01
 Sick pay (publicly funded)5.53.6<0.01
  • (Bootstrapped Cochran-Armitage test showing whether the fraction received is significant for each expense type.) The values given are in percentages.