Epidemiologic Analysis for the Prevalence of Chronic Airway Diseases in Old Population

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Information provided by:
Chonbuk National University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: September 28, 2010
Last updated: NA
Last verified: September 2010
History: No changes posted

Aim: To evaluate the spirometric data and the prevalence of chronic airway disease in old population (> 60 yrs) in Korea.

List to do

  1. History taking
  2. physical examination
  3. Routine blood test
  4. All spirometric data
  5. In subgroup: further evaluation of allergic airway disease

General Population, Spirometric Data, Medical Records

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Epidemiologic Analysis for the Prevalence of Chronic Airway Diseases in Old Population in Korea

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Further study details as provided by Chonbuk National University:

Estimated Enrollment: 500
Study Start Date: July 2010

Ages Eligible for Study:   60 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
For old people aged 60 yrs or more, the investigators will analyze their respiratory symptoms, spirometric data, smoking history, and atopic history in Korea.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • > 60 yrs olds
  • no known specific respiratory diseases

Exclusion Criteria:

  • taking any medication for respiratory diseases
  • History of diagnosis as a respiratory disease
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  More Information

Responsible Party: Yong Chul Lee, Chonbuk National University Medical School
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01211054     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RCPD old PFT 
Study First Received: September 28, 2010
Last Updated: September 28, 2010

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on January 19, 2017