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


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.