COPD Trends Brief
Organization: American Lung Association
Start Date: 11/2022
End Date: Ongoing
Primary Goal: Goal 3: Collect, analyze, report, and disseminate COPD-related public health data that drive change and track progress.
- Facilitate dissemination of data and analyses. Report the prevalence of COPD in accordance with the requirements of public health and health care organizations
Collaboration: We worked alone
Activity Type: Policy/advocacy
Activity DescriptionCOPD affects 12.5 million adults and accounts for millions of emergency department visits and tens of billions in healthcare costs each year. This report presents descriptions, figures, and links to more detailed tables on trends and current patterns of the burden of COPD. Contributes to Goal 3: facilitate dissemination of data.
General Audience: Patients, Caregivers or family members, At-risk populations, General public, Health professionals, Employers, Researchers, Policymakers/advocates
Focused Audience: Hispanic/Latino, American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian or Pacific Islander, African American/Black, Caucasian/White, Men, Women
Program Reach: National
Type of Area: Urban, Suburban, Rural
Cost and Funding Sources
Impact AnalysisAs of 11/2022, the report has had over 6000 pageviews
Advice or Lessons LearnedCoordinate a marketing plan to help promote data. Plan may include social media posts and e-communication blurbs/articles.
American Lung Association
National Director, Health Promotions, Lung Disease Programs