Variations in the prevalence across countries of chronic bronchitis and smoking habits in young adults.

@article{Cerveri2001VariationsIT,
  title={Variations in the prevalence across countries of chronic bronchitis and smoking habits in young adults.},
  author={I. Cerveri and S. Accordini and G. Verlato and A. Corsico and M. Zoia and L. Casali and P. Burney and R. de Marco},
  journal={The European respiratory journal},
  year={2001},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={
          85-92
        }
}
  • I. Cerveri, S. Accordini, +5 authors R. de Marco
  • Published 2001
  • Medicine
  • The European respiratory journal
  • The present work aims to assess the international variation in the prevalence of chronic bronchitis and its main risk factor, smoking habits, in young adults of 35 centres from 16 countries. Respiratory symptoms and pulmonary function were assessed in 17,966 subjects (20-44 yrs), randomly selected from the general population, in the frame of the European Community Respiratory Health Survey. The median prevalence of chronic bronchitis was 2.6%, with wide variations across countries (p<0.001; 0.7… CONTINUE READING

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