COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)

This information explains what COPD iswhat causes itwhat the symptoms arehow it’s diagnosed and how it's treated.

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More people have COPD in the north of the UK than the south

Statistics about COPD

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The number of people being diagnosed with COPD is falling

Statistics about COPD


The less well-off you are, the more likely you are to get COPD

Statistics about COPD


Nearly 40% of calls to our helpline are about COPD

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