Consultation on Health and Social Care Statistical Products

March 2023

The following indiciators have been updated with 2021 data.

  • Percentage of COPD deaths that occur in a care home
  • Percentage of COPD deaths that occur at hospital
  • Percentage of COPD deaths that occur at home
  • Deaths from COPD
  • Under 75 mortality rate from respiratory disease
  • Under 75 mortality rate from respiratory disease considered preventable

Data prior to 2021 for indicators that use the mid-year ONS populaiton estimates have been temporarily removed as they are no longer comparable with the 2021 time point. These will be recalculated when the backseries rebased 2021 census population estimates are available.

Statistical commentary: March 2023 mortality update

December 2022

The followings indicators have been updated with 2021/22 data

 

  • Asthma prevalence (6+ years) 
  • Patients with Asthma: review in the last 12 months 
  • For patients (6-19 years) with asthma, (second-hand) smoking status is recorded (last 12 months) 
  • Smoking status of patients with certain conditions is recorded in last 12 months 
  • Smoking cessation support and treatment offered to patients with certain conditions 
  • COPD prevalence (all ages) 
  • Patients with COPD w. MRC dyspnoea score >=3 (last 12 months) who have had an offer of referral to pulmonary rehab. clinic 
  • Patients with COPD who had a review in the last 12 months

Smoking prevalence in adults has been updated with 2020 and 2021 data.

November 2022

Smoking status at time of delivery has been updated with 2021/22 data.

September 2022

Due to changes to indicators available in fingertips updates have been made to the Inhale profile with some indicators replaced by newer indicators and some indicators removed. See list of indicators for details.

June 2022

 

Hospital admissions indicators for median length of stay for asthma, pneumonia and COPD are now available for the periods from 2013/14 to 2020/21.

Indicators showing the percentage of zero and one day emergency for pneumonia and bronchiolitis in children under 2 are now available for the periods from 2013/14 to 2020/21. The bronchiolitis in children under 2 indicator is now available as a single year indicator.

 

Place of death (care home, home and hospital) indicators for COPD are now available for the periods from 2006-2008 to 2017-2019. Due to the potential impact of COVID-19 on mortality data, indicators are also presented as single years up to 2020 where numbers allow. Trend data have been adjusted to also take into account the changes in cause of death coding software and ICD10 coding making data comparable to the most recent 2020 data.

March 2022

Hospital admissions data for asthma (under 19 years) are now available for the latest CCG configuration (2021) up to 2020/21. Air pollution (fine particulate matter) has also been updated with data for 2020.

February 2022

Hospital admissions data for respiratory disease, COPD, pneumonia, asthma (aged 19 years and over) and bronchiolitis (aged under 2 years) are now available for the latest CCG configuration (2021) up to 2020/21. The bronchiolitis data are now available for single years.

December 2021

Mortality data for COPD (underlying cause of death) is now available for the latest CCG configurations up to 2017-19 and 2020 for single year time periods. The under 75 mortality rate from respiratory disease considered preventable (2019 definition) is now available at CCG level.

November 2021

Mortality indicators for COPD, asthma, pneumonia and all respiratory disease have been refreshed to include the latest CCG and local authority configurations for 2017-2019 mortality data. Due to the potential impact of COVID-19 on mortality data, indicators are also presented as single years up to 2020 where numbers allow. Trend data have been adjusted to also take into account the changes in cause of death coding software and ICD10 coding making data comparable to the most recent 2020 data.

Indicators on smoking and patients with COPD have also been updated.

Statistical commentary: November 2021 mortality update 

May 2021

2019/20 data is now available for the indicators; Percentage of adults (aged 18+) classified as overweight or obese and Percentage of physically active adults.

2019 data is now available for the indicator Air pollution: fine particulate matter.

March 2021

Hospital admissions for asthma in the under 19s has been updated with 2019/20 data.

February 2021

The QOF based indicator the percentage of patients with COPD and Medical Research Council (MRC) dyspnoea scale ≥3 with an offer of referral to a pulmonary rehabilitation programme for 2019/20 has been added to the profile.

December 2020

QOF based indicators covering asthma and COPD prevalence, smoking, smoking support services, and indicators for wider risk factors are now updated for 2019/20.

November 2020

Mortality indicators for COPD, asthma, pneumonia and all respiratory disease have been updated to include the latest 2017-2019 mortality data.

Smoking status at time of delivery has also been updated to 2019/20 data.

June 2020

Place of death (care home, home and hospital) indicators for COPD are now available for the periods from 2006-2008 to 2016-2018.

Mortality indicators for respiratory disease in the under 75s, respiratory disease considered preventable in the under 75s and for COPD as an underlying cause of death are now available at CCG level.

May 2020

Revised hospital admissions indicators for asthma, pneumonia, respiratory disease and COPD are now available for the periods from 2013/14 to 2018/19 using the 2019/20 CCG configuration.

Bronchiolitis (in the under 2s) has been revised to show the 2019/20 CCG configuration and updated to show 2015/16 - 2017/18 to 2016/17 – 2018/19.

Mortality indicators are now available for COPD, asthma, pneumonia and all respiratory disease.

2018/19 data at district and county level are now available for the indicators: Percentage of adults (aged 18+) classified as overweight or obese, and Percentage of physically active aduts.

February 2020

Hospital admissions indicators for median length of stay for asthma, pneumonia and COPD are now available for the periods from 2013/14 to 2017/18.

Indicators showing the percentage of zero and one day emergency for pneumonia (available for the periods from 2013/14 to 2017/18) and bronchiolitis in children under 2 (available for the period 2015/16-2017/18).

December 2019

Hospital admissions indicators for asthma, pneumonia, respiratory disease and COPD are now available for the periods from 2013/14 to 2017/18.

QOF based indicators covering asthma and COPD prevalence, smoking, smoking support services, and indicators for wider risk factors are now included in the profile.

October 2019

The 2nd Atlas of Variation in risk factors and healthcare for respiratory Disease in England is available at https://fingertips.phe.org.uk/profile/atlas-of-variation.

The Atlas data will soon be uploaded to Inhale. A datasheet containing data for all indicators is available from the Atlas web page.

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