Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and its Non-Smoking Risk Factors in India
作者: Gagandeep Kaur WaliaRemya VellakkalVipin Gupta
作者单位: 1Public Health Foundation of India , Gurgaon , Delhi NCR , India
2Department of Anthropology, University of Delhi , Delhi , India
刊名: COPD: Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, 2016, Vol.13 (2), pp.251-261
来源数据库: Taylor & Francis Journal
DOI: 10.3109/15412555.2015.1057807
关键词: Biomass fuelCOPDIndiaIndoor and outdoor air pollutionRisk factor
原始语种摘要: Abstract(#br)The rising prevalence of the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is generally attributed to smoking, since the role of other risk factors among non-smokers are not well established especially in low and middle income countries like India. This is also reflected by the limited literature available on non-smoking related COPD risk factors like indoor and outdoor air pollution. The present review is an attempt to assess the influence of non-smoking risk factors on COPD and its measures in Indian subcontinent. The most noteworthy factors among non-smokers appear to be the use of biomass fuel for cooking and heating purposes. We observed that the studies undertaken to evaluate the role of such risk factors are inconclusive due to weak methodologies and small sample sizes,...
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影响因子:2.31 (2012)

  • obstructive 阻碍的
  • smoking 抽烟
  • inconclusive 不确定
  • subcontinent 次大陆
  • outdoor 户外的
  • potential 
  • factor 因素
  • prevent 避免
  • present 出席的
  • literature 文献