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Bolton JSNA Indicator Sheet: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease


This is the Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease JSNA Indicator Sheet from the Disease and Ill Health section. JSNA Indicator Sheets summarise the current position and recent trends for Bolton, comparators to Bolton, and inequalities across population groups and geographical areas of Bolton.


  • COPD prevalence in Bolton is higher than the England average but generally not as high as it is in the NorthWest;
  • Estimates indicate there to be a significant proportion of undiagnosed COPD in Bolton, potentially up to 6,000 people;
  • In some parts of Bolton prevalence is more than three times the Bolton average;
  • COPD is most serious in and around Hall i'th' Wood, followed by Breightmet and Farnworth;
  • The inequality gap in Bolton between the most and least deprived groups is considerable, furthermore, COPD in Bolton is strongly associated with those of White ethnicity.


Information Type

JSNA Indicator Sheet

Geographical Level


Population Level



Public Health Intelligence Team, NHS Bolton


JSNA Indicator Sheet, COPD, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, COPD Prevalence,



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