Prevalence of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Individuals Over 40 in Central Kayseri

Timur A., BALCI E. , Durmus H.

ERCIYES MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.42, no.3, pp.322-328, 2020 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 42 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.14744/etd.2020.13245
  • Title of Journal : ERCIYES MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.322-328


Objective: The present study aims to investigate the prevalence of COPD using spirometry and examine related risk factors, such as exposure to cigarette and biomass smoke, in individuals over the age of 40, in the provincial capital of Kayseri, Turkey.