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Patterns and management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in urban and rural China: a community-based survey of 25,000 adults across 10 regions

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Introduction

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the third leading cause of death worldwide; with COPD deaths in China accounting for one-third of all such deaths. However, there is limited available evidence on the management of COPD in China.

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A random sample of 25,011 participants in the China Kadoorie Biobank, aged 38-87 years, from 10 regions in China was surveyed in 2013-14. Data were collected using interviewer-administered questionnaire...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1136/bmjresp-2017-000267

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health; Clinical Trial Service Unit
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University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
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National Natural Science Foundation of China More from this funder
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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
BMJ Open Respiratory Research Journal website
Volume:
5
Pages:
e000267
Publication date:
2018-02-05
Acceptance date:
2018-01-28
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EISSN:
2052-4439
Pubs id:
pubs:822226
URN:
uri:2c2d9f43-a321-4898-8681-7d08964ea110
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uuid:2c2d9f43-a321-4898-8681-7d08964ea110
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pubs:822226

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