Table 8.9: COPD treatment and type of treatment, 2015 to 2018 combined, by age and sex

Base: Aged 16 and over with COPD 2015 - 2018 combined
Type of treatment received 16-64 65+ Total
% % %
Men Regular check-up with GP / hospital / clinic 53 67 60
Taking medication (tablets / inhalers) 55 74 65
Advice or treatment to stop smoking 24 14 19
Using oxygen 2 4 3
Immunisations against flu / pneumococcus 28 40 34
Exercise or physical activity 13 12 13
Advice or treatment to lose weight 8 7 7
Other advice/treatment 0 - 0
Any COPD treatment received 61 80 71
No COPD treatment received 39 20 29
Women Regular check-up with GP / hospital / clinic 53 62 58
Taking medication (tablets / inhalers) 62 73 68
Advice or treatment to stop smoking 22 16 19
Using oxygen 4 3 4
Immunisations against flu / pneumococcus 32 35 34
Exercise or physical activity 8 7 7
Advice or treatment to lose weight 8 4 6
Other advice/treatment 1 1 1
Any COPD treatment received 66 80 73
No COPD treatment received 34 20 27
All Adults Regular check-up with GP / hospital / clinic 53 64 59
Taking medication (tablets / inhalers) 59 74 67
Advice or treatment to stop smoking 23 15 19
Using oxygen 3 4 3
Immunisations against flu / pneumococcus 30 37 34
Exercise or physical activity 10 9 10
Advice or treatment to lose weight 8 5 6
Other advice/treatment 1 0 0
Any COPD treatment received 63 80 72
No COPD treatment received 37 20 28
Unweighted bases Men 147 221 368
Women 196 252 448
All adults 343 473 816
Weighted bases Men 153 176 328
Women 179 201 380
All adults 332 377 708

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