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|Subject Keywords:||Hospital morbidity; Fuel poverty; Chronic Airflow Obstruction; Respiratory; COPD Refinement: Hospital morbidity; Fuel poverty; Chronic Airflow Obstruction|
Chronic Airflow Obstruction (CAO)
Local Health Office
Republic of Ireland
Directly age and gender standardised rate of admissions (including day cases) to hospital for diseases of the respiratory system per 100,000 European standard population.
Number of discharges (including day cases) for diseases of respiratory system ICD-10- AM Codes: J00-J99, 2015
Numerator: Hospital Inpatient Enquiry (HIPE), 2015
Denominator: Census of population 2011
Includes primary and secondary diagnoses.
The crude rate was directly age and gender standardised to the European standard population.
Data cells containing 5 or fewer cases in a particular combination of age, sex, and area were not disclosed hence a random value between 1 and 5 was assigned in order to calculate standardised rates.
Excludes admissions to private hospitals.
The order of codes should be determined using the following hierarchy:
Please note the following in relation to HIPE:
HIPE. (2017) DSR Admissions respiratory RoI 2015 [Online]. Available from: http://www.thehealthwell.info/node/1065778 [Accessed: 26th March 2017].
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