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Prevalence of chronic airflow limitation in Kashmir, North India: results from the BOLD study

Abstract:
Background: Data on spirometrically defined chronic airflow limitation (CAL) are scarce in developing countries. Objective: To estimate the prevalence of spirometrically defined CAL in Kashmir, North India. Methods: Using Burden of Obstructive Lung Disease survey methods, we administered questionnaires to randomly selected adults aged 40 years. Post-bronchodilator spirometry was performed to estimate the prevalence of CAL and its relation ... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted Manuscript

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10.5588/ijtld.15.0968

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Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar More from this funder
Publisher:
International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease Journal website
Volume:
20
Issue:
10
Pages:
1399-1404
Publication date:
2016-10-20
Acceptance date:
2016-09-01
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EISSN:
1815-7920
ISSN:
1027-3719
Pubs id:
pubs:651963
URN:
uri:19977439-1315-442d-a627-a8ea60672b64
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uuid:19977439-1315-442d-a627-a8ea60672b64
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pubs:651963
Paper number:
10

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