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COPD and its association with smoking in the Mainland China: a cross-sectional analysis of 0.5 million men and women from ten diverse areas.

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In adult Chinese men, smoking prevalence is high, but little is known about its association with chronic respiratory disease, which is still poorly diagnosed and managed.A nationwide study recruited 0.5 million men and women aged 30-79 years during 2004-2008 from ten geographically diverse areas across the Mainland China. Information was collected from each participant regarding smoking and self-reported physician diagnosis of chronic bronchitis/emphysema (CB/E), along with measurement of lun...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.2147/COPD.S75454

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Publisher:
Dove Medical Press Limited Publisher's website
Journal:
International journal of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Journal website
Volume:
10
Pages:
655-665
Publication date:
2015-03-20
Acceptance date:
2015-01-10
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EISSN:
1178-2005
ISSN:
1176-9106
URN:
uuid:ed2ea6da-b144-4767-8bff-88dde87dbc8e
Source identifiers:
517550
Local pid:
pubs:517550

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