Altitude and COPD prevalence: analysis of the PREPOCOL-PLATINO-BOLD-EPI-SCAN study


HORNER A. S. , Soriano J. B. , Puhan M. A. , STUDNİCKA M., KAİSER B., Vanfleteren L. E. G. W. , ...Daha Fazla

RESPIRATORY RESEARCH, cilt.18, 2017 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 18
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1186/s12931-017-0643-5
  • Dergi Adı: RESPIRATORY RESEARCH

Özet

Background: COPD prevalence is highly variable and geographical altitude has been linked to it, yet with conflicting results. We aimed to investigate this association, considering well known risk factors.