The UCLA population studies of chronic obstructive respiratory disease. I. Methodology and comparison of lung function in areas of high and low pollution.

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The prevalence of symptoms of chronic obstructive respiratory disease and of functional respiratory impairment was determined in 3465 residents (70 per cent of enumerated) of an area historically exposed to photochemical/oxidant pollutants and 4509 residents (79 per cent of enumerated) of an area exposed to low levels of chemical pollutants. Tests… (More)

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@article{Detels1979TheUP, title={The UCLA population studies of chronic obstructive respiratory disease. I. Methodology and comparison of lung function in areas of high and low pollution.}, author={Roger Detels and S N Rokaw and Anne Coulson and Donald P. Tashkin and J. W. Sayre and Frances Massey}, journal={American journal of epidemiology}, year={1979}, volume={109 1}, pages={33-58} }