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Low prevalence of obstructive lung disease in a suburban population of Malaysia: A BOLD collaborative study

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Background and objective As a Burden of Obstructive Lung Disease (BOLD) collaboration, we studied the prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and its associated risk factors in a suburban population in Malaysia.

Methods Nonhospitalized men or women of age ≥ 40 years from a Penang district were recruited by stratified simple random sampling. Participants completed detailed questionnaires on respiratory symptoms and exposure to COPD risk factors. Preb...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/resp.12793

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Respirology Journal website
Volume:
21
Issue:
6
Pages:
1055-1061
Publication date:
2016-04-07
Acceptance date:
2016-01-07
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ISSN:
1440-1843
URN:
uuid:e53c1486-bec0-4ed0-a46f-5c125e034de1
Source identifiers:
616203
Local pid:
pubs:616203

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