Determinants and predictors of the cost of COPD in primary care: A Spanish perspective


OBJECTIVES 1) To estimate the annual cost of patients with stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) followed in primary care in Spain; 2) To analyze the possible cost predictor variables. PATIENTS AND METHODS A multicenter, epidemiological, observational, descriptive study. Sociodemographic data, severity of disease, associated comorbidity… (More)


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@article{Dez2008DeterminantsAP, title={Determinants and predictors of the cost of COPD in primary care: A Spanish perspective}, author={Javier de Miguel de Miguel D{\'i}ez and Pilar Carrasco Garrido and Marta Garc{\'i}a Carballo and {\'A}ngel Gil de Miguel and Javier Rejas Guti{\'e}rrez and Jos{\'e} Mar{\'i}a Bell{\'o}n Cano and Valent{\'i}n Hern{\'a}ndez Barrera and Rodrigo Jim{\'e}nez Garc{\'i}a}, journal={International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease}, year={2008}, volume={3}, pages={701 - 712} }