COPD in Never Smokers Results From the Population-Based Burden of Obstructive Lung Disease Study

Lamprecht B., McBurnie M. A., Vollmer W. M., Gudmundsson G., Welte T., Nizankowska-Mogilnicka E., ...More

CHEST, vol.139, no.4, pp.752-763, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 139 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1378/chest.10-1253
  • Journal Name: CHEST
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.752-763
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: No


Background: Never smokers comprise a substantial proportion of patients with COPD. Their characteristics and possible risk factors in this population are not yet well defined.