Table 3

 Mean annual number of deaths from COPD or CRF by ICD codes in adults aged 45 years or more in France, 1998–9 and 2000–2

1998–1999 (N = 15350)2000–2002 (N = 9516)
ICD-9n (%)ICD-10n (%)
490: unspecified bronchitis3743 (24.4)J40: unspecified bronchitis592 (6.2)
491: chronic bronchitis2516 (16.4)J41-J42: chronic bronchitis942 (9.9)
492: emphysema737 (4.8)J43: emphysema690 (7.3)
496: chronic obstruction not elsewhere classified8354 (54.4)J44: other obstructive pulmonary disease4943 (51.9)
J961: chronic respiratory failure2349 (24.8)