Socioeconomic status and health-related quality of life of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

@article{Miravitlles2011SocioeconomicSA,
  title={Socioeconomic status and health-related quality of life of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.},
  author={Marc Miravitlles and Karlos Naberan and Jordi Cantoni and Angel Azpeitia},
  journal={Respiration; international review of thoracic diseases},
  year={2011},
  volume={82 5},
  pages={402-8}
}
BACKGROUND Socioeconomic status (SES) is an important determinant of health and premature death. However, the impact of poor SES on the health status of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) has not been well determined. OBJECTIVE It was our aim to assess the impact of SES on the quality of life in COPD patients. METHODS This was a cross-sectional, observational, multicenter study. A total of 4,574 patients completed the EuroQol 5-dimension questionnaire (EQ-5D) and the… CONTINUE READING
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