Epidemiology of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

D. L. Sherrill, M. D. Lebowitz, B. Burrows

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Morbidity and mortality rates for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have been increasing over time. Epidemiologic investigators of COPD have been exploring the reasons for these increases through prevalence surveys and longitudinal studies. This article examines some of the recent findings.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)375-387+v
JournalClinics in Chest Medicine
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine


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