Key figures and prevalence of COPD

COPD is one of the most well-known diseases in Great Britain affecting over a million people or 1.50% of the total population.


This illness occurs with various degrees of severity and workplace exposure is quite important. Approximately 15% of patients have contracted COPD on their workplace, which would be equivalent to 4,000 deaths per year in Great Britain.

Last updated: 17/01/2017

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