Try our beta test site
IMPORTANT: Listing of a study on this site does not reflect endorsement by the National Institutes of Health. Talk with a trusted healthcare professional before volunteering for a study. Read more...

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

Resource links provided by NLM:

Further study details as provided by National Services for Health Improvement Ltd:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Prevalence and characterisation of people with COPD [ Time Frame: 1 year ]

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

  Show Detailed Description


Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
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:

  Contacts and Locations
Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the Contacts provided below. For general information, see Learn About Clinical Studies.

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
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
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

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

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lung Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Respiratory Tract Diseases processed this record on April 28, 2017