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Table 5 Total annual number of events due to asthma and COPD

From: The economic burden of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and the impact of poor inhalation technique with commonly prescribed dry powder inhalers in three European countries

Output Spain Sweden UK
Population (adults receiving BF Turbuhaler® or FS Accuhaler®) 572,317 473,022 803,821
Number of scheduled healthcare events
 Nurse visit 434,961 189,795 719,878
 GP visit 854,662 519,445 610,497
 Specialist visit 1,068,044 424,548 721,953
Total 2,357,668 1,133,788 2,052,328
Number of unscheduled healthcare events
 Hospitalisation 92,676 106,546 33,851
 ED visits 101,035 115,077 33,715
 Antimicrobial courses 313,760 524,096 699,262
 OCS courses 239,520 363,655 207,711
Total 746,991 1,109,374 974,539
Number of productive days lost
 Lost productivity 9,895,128 5,736,196 14,712,035
  1. Values are subject to rounding