Figure 4


Figure 4 – Percentage of hospital admissions in selected European Union countries, by respiratory condition. CF: cystic fibrosis; ILD: interstitial lung disease; TB: tuberculosis; LRI: lower respiratory infections; COPD: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The countries represented are those for which full ICD-10 coding of diagnoses was available for both hospital admissions and deaths (Austria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia, UK). Source: World Health Organization Hospital Morbidity Database and Eurostat.

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