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The local prevalence of COPD by post-bronchodilator GOLD criteria in Korea.

Authors
  • Kim, S J
  • Suk, M H
  • Choi, H M A
  • Kimm, K C
  • Jung, K H
  • Lee, S Y
  • Lee, S Y
  • Kim, J H
  • Shin, C
  • Shim, J J
  • In, K H
  • Kang, K H
  • Yoo, S H
Type
Published Article
Journal
The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2006
Volume
10
Issue
12
Pages
1393–1398
Identifiers
PMID: 17167958
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

COPD prevalence by post-bronchodilator GOLD criteria was 3.7%, which was much lower than that of pre-bronchodilator criteria. The bronchodilator reversibility test substantially affects estimations of COPD prevalence.

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