Characterisation of People With COPD (CoCO)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
National Services for Health Improvement Ltd Identifier:
First received: December 16, 2010
Last updated: December 4, 2013
Last verified: December 2013

The investigators will describe the characteristics, prevalence, incidence, severity co-morbidity and management of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in the UK. 100 practices will be sampled amounting to a total study population of about 10 000 patients. Information will be collected electronically and, where necessary, by a hand search of patient records.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Observational, Multi-centre, Retrospective Cohort Study to Evaluate Prevalence, Incidence, Severity, Co-morbidities and Burden of Disease in Patients With a Diagnosis of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) by Close Scrutiny of the Patient Journey

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Prevalence and characterisation of people with COPD [ Time Frame: 1 year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 10000
Study Start Date: December 2010
Study Completion Date: April 2013
Primary Completion Date: April 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
People with COPD

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Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

People with a Read code diagnosis of COPD


Inclusion Criteria:

  • people with a read code diagnosis of COPD

Exclusion Criteria:

  • none
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01263340

United Kingdom
NHS primary care centres
Nationwide, United Kingdom
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Services for Health Improvement Ltd
Principal Investigator: John Haughney, FRCPE FRCGP NSHI Ltd
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Responsible Party: National Services for Health Improvement Ltd Identifier: NCT01263340     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SCO115217
Study First Received: December 16, 2010
Last Updated: December 4, 2013
Health Authority: United Kingdom: Research Ethics Committee

Keywords provided by National Services for Health Improvement Ltd:
observational study

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lung Diseases
Respiration Disorders
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Respiratory Tract Diseases processed this record on April 15, 2014