COPD uncovered: an international survey on the impact of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease [COPD] on a working age population

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p612
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the international survey conducted to examine the impact of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) on a working class population. It mentions that about COPD is one of the common non-communicable health problems and about 210 million people are reported to be suffering from COPD across the world. It concludes that COPD has significant personal, economic and societal burden on working class people.


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