Table 3

HRs of mortality and rehospitalisation for COPD, OAD and all causes for men relative to women

HR (men relative to women)
CrudeAdjusted (95% CI)*
All-cause mortality1.401.45 (1.42 to 1.49)
COPD rehospitalisation1.271.18 (1.15 to 1.21)
OAD rehospitalisation1.201.12 (1.09 to 1.15)
All-cause rehospitalisation1.121.14 (1.12 to 1.17)
  • * The analysis is adjusted for age, hospitalisations for COPD or asthma in the year before t0, as well as the comorbidities and respiratory medications detailed in table 1.

  • COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; OAD, obstructive airways disease.