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Table 1 2003 national audit results for NCROP participants and non-participants

From: Introducing the national COPD resources and outcomes project

INDICATOR (2003 audit) NCROP
PARTICIPANTS
NCROP
NON-PARTICIPANTS
Participation in 2003 audit 87% (87/100) 67% (135/201)
Beds (2003) Median 593
IQR 438-807
N = 87
Median 531
IQR 398-736
N = 135
COPD Patients (2002) Median 545
IQR 345-754
N = 86
Median 414
IQR 302-694
N = 128
Respiratory consultants per 1000 admissions Median 4.0
IQR 2.3-5.8
N = 86
Median 4.0
IQR 2.0-6.6
N = 129
Respiratory consultants per 1000 beds Median 3.4
IQR 2.5-4.4
N = 87
Median 3.6
IQR 2.4-4.8
N = 134
   Two post take rounds 70% (61/87) 53% (68/128)
   Ward-based system 62% (53/86) 57% (76/134)
   Specialty triage 41% (36/87) 28% (37/134)
   Respiratory Ward 76% (66/87) 58% (78/134)
   Access to respiratory nurse 71% (62/87) 71% (95/134)
   NIV availability 97% (84/87) 94% (126/134)
   NIV on ICU 68% (59/87) 54% (72/134)
   NIV on wards 70% (61/87) 58% (78/134)
   Formal pulmonary rehab programme 71% (62/87) 58% (78/134)
   Access to early discharge scheme 46% (40/87) 44% (59/134)
   Written local guidelines for assessment of COPD 60% (52/87) 55% (72/131)