RD-11 Reduce hospitalizations for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

National Data Source
National Hospital Discharge Survey (NHDS); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics (CDC/NCHS)
Population Estimates; U.S. Census Bureau (Census)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
No
Measure
per 10,000 (age adjusted—see Comments)
Baseline (Year)
56.0 (2007)
Target
50.1
Target-Setting Method
Minimal statistical significance
Numerator
Number of hospital discharges with a principal diagnosis of COPD (ICD-9-CM codes 490-492, 496) among adults aged 45 years and over
Denominator
Number of adults aged 45 years and over
Data Collection Frequency
Annual
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Not applicable

Comments

Methodology Notes

Principal diagnosis is the diagnosis chiefly responsible for admission of the person to the hospital.

Age Adjustment

This Indicator uses Age-Adjustment Groups:

  • Total: 45-64, 65-74, 75+
  • Sex: 45-64, 65-74, 75+
  • Race/Ethnicity: 45-64, 65-74, 75+
  • Geographic Region: 45-64, 65-74, 75+
  • Marital Status: 45-64, 65-74, 75+