Table 10.9 COPD treatment and type of treatment, 2013-2016 combined, by age and sex

Aged 16 and over with COPD 2013-2016 combined
Type of treatment received Age Total
16-64 65+

% % %
Men
Regular check-up with GP / hospital / clinic 48 71 61
Taking medication (tablets / inhalers) 56 74 66
Advice or treatment to stop smoking 32 14 22
Using oxygen 3 3 3
Immunisations against flu / pneumococcus 25 43 35
Exercise or physical activity 13 16 14
Advice or treatment to lose weight 8 4 6
Other 0 0 0
Any COPD treatment received 60 80 71
No COPD treatment received 40 20 29
Women
Regular check-up with GP / hospital / clinic 56 66 61
Taking medication (tablets / inhalers) 64 75 69
Advice or treatment to stop smoking 22 22 22
Using oxygen 5 5 5
Immunisations against flu / pneumococcus 36 32 34
Exercise or physical activity 7 6 6
Advice or treatment to lose weight 7 5 6
Other 1 1 1
Any COPD treatment received 70 80 75
No COPD treatment received 30 20 25
Continued…
Table 10.9 - Continued
Aged 16 and over with COPD 2013-2016 combined
Type of treatment received Age Total
16-64 65+

% % %
All adults
Regular check-up with GP / hospital / clinic 53 68 61
Taking medication (tablets / inhalers) 61 74 68
Advice or treatment to stop smoking 26 18 22
Using oxygen 4 4 4
Immunisations against flu / pneumococcus 32 37 35
Exercise or physical activity 9 10 10
Advice or treatment to lose weight 8 5 6
Other 1 1 1
Any COPD treatment received 66 80 73
No COPD treatment received 34 20 27
Bases (weighted):
Men 132 171 303
Women 201 209 410
All adults 334 380 713
Bases (unweighted):
Men 137 209 346
Women 220 254 474
All adults 357 463 820

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