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

Andreas Horner*, Joan B. Soriano, Milo A. Puhan, Michael Studnicka, Bernhard Kaiser, Lowie E. G. W. Vanfleteren, Louisa Gnatiuc, Peter Burney, Marc Miravitlles, Francisco Garcia-Rio, Julio Ancochea, Ana M. Menezes, Rogelio Perez-Padilla, Maria Montes de Oca, Carlos A. Torres-Duque, Andres Caballero, Mauricio Gonzalez-Garcia, Sonia Buist, Maria Flamm, Bernd LamprechtBOLD Collaborative Res Grp, EPI-SCAN Team, PLATINO Team, PREPOCOL Study Grp

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Original languageEnglish
Article number162
Number of pages10
JournalRespiratory Research
Volume18
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 23 Aug 2017

Keywords

  • COPD
  • Geographical altitude
  • Risk factors
  • Underdiagnosis
  • Epidemiology
  • OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY-DISEASE
  • LATIN-AMERICAN CITIES
  • INDOOR AIR-POLLUTION
  • LUNG-FUNCTION
  • HEART-DISEASE
  • RISK-FACTORS
  • MORTALITY
  • POPULATION
  • UNDERDIAGNOSIS
  • TUBERCULOSIS

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