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Prevalence and correlates of airflow obstruction in ∼317,000 never-smokers in China.

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In China, the burden of chronic obstructive disease (COPD) is high in never-smokers but little is known about its causes in this group. We analysed data on 287 000 female and 30 000 male never-smokers aged 30-79 years from 10 regions in China, who participated in the China Kadoorie Biobank baseline survey (2004-2008). Prevalence of airflow obstruction (AFO) (pre-bronchodilator forced expiratory volume in 1 s (FEV1)/forced vital capacity (FVC) <0.7 and below the lower limit of normal (LLN))...

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10.1183/09031936.00152413

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
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Publisher:
European Respiratory Society
Journal:
The European respiratory journal
Volume:
44
Issue:
1
Pages:
66-77
Publication date:
2014-07-05
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EISSN:
1399-3003
ISSN:
0903-1936
URN:
uuid:e86207df-8a3e-477f-b1e0-f1bb0c657bb6
Source identifiers:
456159
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pubs:456159
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English
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