Body mass index and chronic airflow limitation in a worldwide population-based study

Lowie E. G. W. Vanfleteren*, Bernd Lamprecht, Michael Studnicka, Bernhard Kaiser, Louisa Gnatiuc, Peter Burney, Emiel F. M. Wouters, Frits M. E. Franssen

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14 Citations (Web of Science)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)90-101
JournalChronic respiratory disease
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - May 2016


  • Chronic airflow limitation
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • body mass index
  • burden of obstructive lung disease (BOLD)

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