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The impact of COPD on health status: findings from the BOLD study.

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The aim of this study was to describe the impact of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) on health status in the Burden of Obstructive Lung Disease (BOLD) populations.


We conducted a cross-sectional, general population-based survey in 11 985 subjects from 17 countries. We measured spirometric lung function and assessed health status using the Short Form 12 questionnaire. The physical and mental health component scores were calculated.


Subjects with COPD (p...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1183/09031936.00153712

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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:
European Respiratory Society Publisher's website
Journal:
The European Respiratory Journal Journal website
Volume:
42
Issue:
6
Pages:
1472-1483
Publication date:
2013-12-05
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EISSN:
1399-3003
ISSN:
0903-1936
URN:
uuid:ed4fcfda-992c-42b3-abb3-c8e912bf752e
Source identifiers:
566478
Local pid:
pubs:566478

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