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Prevalence of COPD: First Epidemiological Data From a Large Region of Turkey

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00388232
First Posted: October 16, 2006
Last Update Posted: October 16, 2006
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Information provided by:
Inonu University
  Purpose
The study was designed to obtain some baseline data on COPD in Malatya region of Turkey.

Condition
COPD Prevalance

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Allocation: Random Sample
Primary Purpose: Screening
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Inonu University, The Department of Pulmonary Medicine

Further study details as provided by Inonu University:

Estimated Enrollment: 1200
Detailed Description:
Sixty clusters from urban and rural regions were randomly selected. Ten and seven consecutive houses were included in the study from each urban and rural cluster respectively. A validated questionnaire on epidemiology of COPD was completed for each household over 18 by a pulmonary physician. Each subject performed the standard spirometric measurement and early bronchodilation testing.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All households over 18 were included in the study

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Age <18 years
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00388232


Sponsors and Collaborators
Inonu University
Investigators
Study Chair: Hakan Gunen, Associate Professor Inonu University Department of Pulmonary Medicine
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00388232     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1-Gunen
First Submitted: October 13, 2006
First Posted: October 16, 2006
Last Update Posted: October 16, 2006
Last Verified: October 2006

Keywords provided by Inonu University:
COPD
prevalence
smoke
biomass
occupational
Malatya
Turkey