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

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Inonu University Identifier:
First received: October 13, 2006
Last updated: NA
Last verified: October 2006
History: No changes posted
The study was designed to obtain some baseline data on COPD in Malatya region of Turkey.

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.

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All households over 18 were included in the study

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Age <18 years
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00388232

Sponsors and Collaborators
Inonu University
Study Chair: Hakan Gunen, Associate Professor Inonu University Department of Pulmonary Medicine
  More Information Identifier: NCT00388232     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1-Gunen
Study First Received: October 13, 2006
Last Updated: October 13, 2006

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Turkey processed this record on June 23, 2017