L Marco Jordán

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To perform a cross-sectional descriptive study of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the general population. We studied 600 men aged between 40 and 60 from a random sample (69.9% of the total, 76.6% eligible subjects). Each subject answered a questionnaire, underwent spirometric testing and measurement of CO in expired air. Smokers accounted for 50.8%(More)
Smoking is the principal environmental cause of human disease and seafarers are often heavy smokers as a consequence of difficult working conditions. The object of this study was to determine the prevalence of smoking among seafarers and possible associated factors. Cross-sectional descriptive study. Interviewers administered questionnaires to 834 seafarers(More)
BACKGROUND Information concerning to the habits and diseases of sea fishermen is scarce. The respiratory disorders and the risk groups in fishermen from the province of Guipúzcoa, Spain were evaluated in this study. METHODS A descriptive transversal study (questionnaire and spirometry) and retrospective review of the data on laboral disability and(More)
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