Disease specific self management v usual care for acute exacerbations (AEs) of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease†

Outcomes at 12 monthsSelf managementUsual careRRR (95% CI)NNT (CI)
†Abbreviations defined in glossary; RRR, NNT, and CI calculated from data in article.
Patients with ≥1 hospital admission for AEs32%51%36% (10 to 55)6 (4 to 24)
Patients with ≥1 emergency department visits for AEs41%63%36% (15 to 52)5 (3 to 12)