COPD diagnosis (secondary care)
Name copd_hes
Chapter Respiratory disease/COPD
COPD diagnosis recorded during hospital admission.
Data Type Categorical
Data sources HES
Dictionaries ICD 10
Repeated Yes
Valid event date range 01/01/1996 - 31/08/2010
Agreed 11/04/2013 (Revision 1)
Category Definition
0 Not recorded
1 History of
2 Possible stable
3 Definite stable
4 Possible acute
5 Definite acute
Category assigned based on code list.
Codelist version1
Codelist authorsJennifer Quint, Anoop Shah
Creation date17 Oct 2012
Warning! Unless explicitly noted otherwise, three-digit ICD10/OPCS4 codes also include all codes below them.
Category (code) ICD10 code ICD10 term
Possible stable (2) J40 Bronchitis, not specified as acute or chronic
Possible stable (2) J41 Simple and mucopurulent chronic bronchitis
Possible stable (2) J42 Unspecified chronic bronchitis
Possible stable (2) J43 Emphysema
Definite stable (3) J448 Other specified chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Definite stable (3) J449 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified
Possible acute (4) J20 Acute bronchitis
Definite acute (5) J440 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with acute lower respiratory infection
Definite acute (5) J441 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with acute exacerbation, unspecified
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