[Prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease--secondary publication].

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We investigated the prevalence of chronic obsctuctive pulmonary disease (COPD) and the proportion of affected patients receiving medical treatment. A total of 155 general practitioners examined 4,757 persons aged 45-84 years. All had a spirometry performed. Obstruction was defined as a forced expired volume in the first second (FEV 1 )/forced vital capacity… (More)

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@article{Hansen2009PrevalenceOC, title={[Prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease--secondary publication].}, author={Jens Georg Hansen and Lars Pedersen and Kim Overvad and \Oyvind Omland and Henrik Kirstein Jensen and Henrik Toft S\orensen}, journal={Ugeskrift for laeger}, year={2009}, volume={171 41}, pages={2986-8} }