Noncommunicable Lung Disease in Sub-Saharan Africa. A Community-based Cross-Sectional Study of Adults in Urban Malawi.

@article{Meghji2016NoncommunicableLD,
  title={Noncommunicable Lung Disease in Sub-Saharan Africa. A Community-based Cross-Sectional Study of Adults in Urban Malawi.},
  author={Jamilah Meghji and Gilbert A Nadeau and Kourtney J. Davis and Duolao Wang and Moffat Nyirenda and Stephen B Gordon and Kevin Mortimer},
  journal={American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={194 1},
  pages={67-76}
}
RATIONALE Noncommunicable diseases are major causes of morbidity and mortality in sub-Saharan Africa (sSA). Valid burden of disease estimates are lacking for noncommunicable lung disease in sSA. OBJECTIVES We performed a community-based survey to determine the prevalence of chronic lung disease among adults 18 years or older in Malawi, using American… CONTINUE READING

Topics

Statistics

050100150201620172018
Citations per Year

88 Citations

Semantic Scholar estimates that this publication has 88 citations based on the available data.

See our FAQ for additional information.