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2019

Burney P, Atassi M, Kava A, Nejjari C, Benjelloun M, El Biaze M, El Kinany K, Patel J, El Rhazi K. Association between chronic airflow obstruction and socio-economic position in Morocco: BOLD results. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2019; in press.

Janson C, Malinovschi A, Amaral AFS, Accordini S, Bousquet J, Buist AS, Canonica GW, Dahlén B, Garcia-Aymerich J, Gnatiuc L, Kowalski ML, Patel J, Tan W, Torén K, Zuberbier T, Burney P, Jarvis D. Bronchodilator reversibility in asthma and COPD: Findings from three large population studies. Eur Resp J 2019; in press.

Triest FJJ, Studnicka M, Franssen FME, Vollmer WM, Lamprecht B, Wouters EFM, Burney PGJ, Vanfleteren LEGWAirflow obstruction and cardio-metabolic comorbidities. COPD 2019;16(2):109-117.

Sakhamuri S, Lutchmansingh F, Simeon D, Conyette L, Burney P, Seemungal T. Reduced forced vital capacity is independently associated with ethnicity, metabolic factors and respiratory symptoms in a Caribbean population: a cross-sectional study. BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2019;19(1):62.

Sator L, Horner A, Studnicka M, Lamprecht B, Kaiser B, McBurnie MA, Buist AS, Gnatiuc L, Mannino DM, Janson C, Bateman ED, Burney P, for the BOLD Collaborative Research GroupOverdiagnosis of COPD in subjects with unobstructed spirometry - a BOLD analysis. Chest 2019;156(2):277-288.

2018

Razzaq S, Nafees AA, Rabbani U, Irfan M, Naeem S, Khan MA, Fatmi Z, Burney P. Epidemiology of asthma and associated factors in an urban Pakistani population: adult asthma study-Karachi. BMC Pulm Med 2018;18(1):184.

Brostrom E, Jogi R, Gislason T, Benediktsdottir, Burney PGJ, Janson C. The prevalence of chronic airflow obstruction in three cities in the Nordic-Baltic region. Resp Med 2018;143:8-13.

Ahmed R, Robinson R, Elsony A, Thomson R, Bertel Squire S, Malmborg R, Burney P, Mortimer K. A comparison of smartphone and paper data-collection tools in the Burden of Obstructive Lung Disease (BOLD) study in Gezira state, Sudan. PLOS One 2018;13(3):e0193917.

Amaral AFS, Patel J, Kato BS, Obaseki DO, Lawin H, Tan WC, Juvekar SK, Harrabi I, Studnicka M, Wouters EFM, Loh LC, Bateman ED, Mortimer K, Buist AS, Burney PGJ, for the BOLD Collaborative Research Group. Airflow obstruction and use of solid fuels for cooking or heating: BOLD results. Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2018;197(5):595-610.

2017

 

Mejza F, Gnatiuc L, Buist AS, Vollmer WM, Lamprecht B, Obaseki DO, Nastalek P, Nizankowska-Mogilnicka E, Burney PGJ. Prevalence and burden of chronic bronchitis symptoms: results from the BOLD study. Eur Resp J 2017;50(5):170062.

 

Grønseth R, Erdal M, Tan WC, Obaseki DO, Amaral AFS, Gislason T, Juvekar SK, Koul PA, Studnicka M, Salvi S, Burney P, Buist AS, Vollmer WM, Johannessen A. Unemployment in chronic airflow obstruction around the world: results from the BOLD study. Eur Resp J 2017; 50(3):1700499.

 

Coton S, Vollmer WM, Bateman E, Marks GB, Tan W, Mejza F, Juvekar S, Janson C, Mortimer K, Maesh PA, Buist AS, Burney PGJ, Burden of Obstructive Lung Disease Study investigators. Severity of Airflow Obstruction in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): Proposal for a New Classification. COPD; 14(5):469-475.

 

Horner A, Soriano JB, Puhan MA, Studnicka M, Kaiser B, Vanfleteren LEGW, Gnatiuc L, Burney P, Miravitlles M, García-Rio F, Ancochea J, Menezes AM, Perez-Padilla R, Montes de Oca M, Torres-Duque CA, Caballero A, González-García M, Buist S, Flamm M, Lamprecht B, for the BOLD Collaborative Research Group, the EPI-SCAN Team, the PLATINO Team and the PREPOCOL Study Group. Altitude and COPD prevalence: analysis of the PREPOCOL-PLATINO-BOLD-EPI-SCAN study. Resp Res 2017; 18:162.

 

Townend J, Minelli C, Mortimer K, Obaseki DO, Al Ghobain M, Cherkaski H, Denguezli M, Gunesekera K, Hafizi H, Koul PA, Loh LC, Nejjari C, Patel J, Sooronbayev T, Buist SA, Burney PGJ. The association between chronic airflow obstruction and poverty in 12 sites of the multinational BOLD study. Eur Resp J 2017; 49:1601880.

 

Obaseki DO, Erhabor GE, Awopeju OF, Adewole OO, Adeniyi BO, Buist AS, Burney P. Reduced forced vital capacity in an African population: Prevalence and risk factors. Ann Am Thorac Soc 2017; 14(5):714-721.

2016

Denguezli M, Daldoul H, Harrabi I, Gnatiuc L, Coton S, Burney P, Tabka Z. COPD in nonsmokers: Reports from the Tunisian population-based Burden of Obstructive Lung Disease study. PLoS ONE 2016; 11(3):e0151981.

 

El Rhazi K, Nejjari C, Ben Jelloun MC, El Biaze M, Attassi M, Garcia-Larsen V. Prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Fez, Morocco: Results from the BOLD study. Int J Tuberculosis and Lung Dis 2016; 20(1):136-141.

 

Koul PA, Hakim NA, Malik SA, Khan UH, Patel J, Gnatiuc L, Burney PGJ. Prevalence of chronic airflow limitation in Kashmir, North India: Results from the BOLD study. Int J Tuberculosis and Lung Dis 2016; 20(10):1399-1404.

 

Loh LC, Rashid A, Sholehah S, Gnatiuc L, Patel JH, Burney P. Low prevalence of obstructive lung disease in a suburban population of Malaysia: A BOLD collaborative study. Respirology 2016; 21(6):1055-1061.

 

Meghji J, Nadeau G, Davis KJ, Wang D, Nyirenda MJ, Gordon SB, Mortimer K. Noncommunicable Lung Disease in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Community-based Cross-Sectional Study of Adults in Urban Malawi. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2016; 194(1):67-76.

 

Obaseki DO, Erhabor GE, Gnatiuc L, Adewole OO, Buist SA, Burney PG. Chronic Airflow Obstruction in a Black African Population: Results of BOLD Study, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. COPD: Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2016; 13(1):42-49.

 

Vanfleteren LE, Lamprecht B, Studnicka M, Kaiser B, Gnatiuc L, Burney P, Wouters EF, Franssen FM. Body mass index and chronic airflow limitation in a worldwide population-based study. Chron Respir Dis 2016; 13(2):90-101.

2015

 

Al Ghobain M, Alhamad EH, Alorainy HS, Kassimi FA, Lababidi H, Al-Hajjaj MS. The prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: A BOLD study. Int J Tuberculosis and Lung Dis 2015; 19(10):1252-1257.

 

Amaral AF, Patel J, Gnatiuc L, Jones M, Burney PG. Association of pulse wave velocity with total lung capacity: A cross-sectional analysis of the BOLD London study. Respir Med 2015; 109(12):1569-75.

 

Amaral AF, Coton S, Kato B, Tan WC, Studnicka M, Janson C, Gislason T, Mannino D, Bateman ED, Buist S, Burney PG; BOLD Collaborative Research Group. Tuberculosis associates with both airflow obstruction and low lung function: BOLD results. Eur Respir J 2015; 46(4):1104-12.

 

Cooksley NAJB, Atkinson D, Marks GB, Toelle BG, Reeve D, Johns DP, Abramson MJ, Burton DL, James AL, Wood-Baker R, Walters EH, Buist AS, Maguire GP. Prevalence of airflow obstruction and reduced forced vital capacity in an Aboriginal Australian population: The cross-sectional BOLD study. Respirology 2015; 20(5):766-774.

 

Gnatiuc L, Buist AS, Kato B, Janson C, Ait-Khaled N, Nielsen R, Koul PA, Nizankowska-Mogilnicka E, Obaseki D, Idolor LF, Harrabi I, Burney PG; BOLD Collaboration. Gaps In using bronchodilators, inhaled corticosteroids and influenza vaccine among 23 high- and low-income sites. Int J Tuberculosis and Lung Dis 2015; 19(1):21-30.

 

Lamprecht B, Soriano JB, Studnicka M, Kaiser B, Vanfleteren LE, Gnatiuc L, Burney P, Miravitlles M, Garcia-Rio F, Akbari K, Ancochea J, Menezes AM, Perez-Padilla R, Montes de Oca M, Torres-Duque CA, Caballero A, Gonzalez-Garcia M, Buist S, BOLD Collaborative Research Group, the EPI-SCAN Team, the PLATINO Team, and the PREPOCOL Study Group. Determinants of underdiagnosis of COPD in national and international surveys. Chest 2015; 148(4):971-85.

 

Leidy NK, Malley KG, Steenrod AW, Mannino DM, Make BJ, Bowler RP, Thomashow BM, Barr RG, Rennard SI, Houfek JF, Yawn BP, Han MK, Meldrum CA, Bacci ED, Walsh JW, Martinez F. Insight into Best Variables for COPD Case Identification: A Random Forests Analysis. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases 2016; 3(1):406-418.

 

Niederseer D, Richter SAM, Neunhauserer D, Lamprecht B, Buist SA, Studnicka M, Niebauer J.  Symptomatic chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in clinical trials and in a population-based study. Sleep and Breathing 2015; 19(3):pp 801-808.

 

Townend J, Minelli C, Harrabi I, Obaseki DO, El-Rhazi K, Patel J, Burney P. Development of an international scale of socio-economic position based on household assets. Emerg Themes Epidemiol 2015;12:13.

2014

 

Burney P, Kato B, Janson C, Mannino D, Studnicka M, Tan W, Bateman E, Kocabas A, Vollmer WM, Gislason T, Marks G, Koul PA, Gnatiuc L, Buist S; Burden of Obstructive Lung Disease (BOLD) Study. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease mortality and prevalence: the associations with smoking and poverty: a BOLD analysis--authors' reply. Thorax 2014; 69(9):869-70, [Letter]

 

Burney P, Jithoo A, Kato B, Janson C, Mannino D, Nizankowska-Mogilnicka E, Studnicka M, Tan W, Bateman E, Koçabas A, Vollmer WM, Gislason T, Marks G, Koul PA, Harrabi I, Gnatiuc L, Buist S; Burden of Obstructive Lung Disease (BOLD) Study. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease mortality and prevalence: The associations with smoking and poverty-A BOLD analysis. Thorax 2014; 69(5):465-473.

Grønseth R, Vollmer WM, Hardie JA, Ólafsdóttir IS, Lamprecht B, Buist AS, Gnatiuc L, Gulsvik A, Johannessen A, Enright P. Predictors of dyspnoea prevalence: results from the BOLD study. Eur Resp J 2014; 43(6):1610-20.

Gupta RP, Perez-Padilla R, Marks G, Vollmer W, Menezes A, Burney P. Summarising published results from spirometric surveys of COPD: The problem of inconsistent definitions. Int J Tuberculosis and Lung Dis 2014; 18(8):998-1003.

 

Ivey MA, Johns DP, Stevenson C, Maguire GP, Toelle BG, Marks GB, Abramson MJ, Wood-Baker R. Assessing the performance of two lung age equations on the Australian population: using data from the cross-sectional BOLD-Australia study. Nicotine & tobacco research: official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco 2014; 16(12):1629-37.

 

Pinto LM, Gupta N, Tan W, Li PZ, Benedetti A, Jones PW, Bourbeau J, CanCOLD study group. Derivation of normative data for the COPD assessment test (CAT). Resp Research 2014; 15:68

 

Sharifi H, Masjedi MR, Emami H, Ghanei M, Buist S. Burden of obstructive lung disease study in Tehran: Research design and lung spirometry protocol. Int J Preventive Med 2014; 5(11):1439-1445.

 

Sharifi H, Masjedi MR, Emami H, Ghanei M, Eslaminejad A, Radmand G, Sonia Buist A. Interim report from burden of obstructive lung disease (BOLD study) in Tehran: Prevalence and risk factors of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Tanaffos 2014; 13(3):6-13.

 

Weiss G, Steinacher I, Lamprecht B, Schirnhofer L, Kaiser B, Sonnichsen A, Studnicka M. Detection of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in primary care in Salzburg, Austria: Findings from the real world. Respiration 2014; 87(2):136-143.

2013

 

Arslan Z, Ilgazli A, Etiler N, Hamzaoglu O. Prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Kocaeli: An industrialised city in Turkey. Balkan Med J 2013; 30(4):387-393.

 

Barbara C, Rodrigues F, Dias H, Cardoso J, Almeida J, Matos MJ, Simao P, Santos M, Ferreira JR, Gaspar M, Gnatiuc L, Burney P. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease prevalence in Lisbon, Portugal: The burden of obstructive lung disease study. Revista Portuguesa de Pneumologia 2013; 19(3):96-105.

 

Cardoso J, Ferreira JR, Almeida J, Santos JM, Rodrigues F, Matos MJ, Gaspar M. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Portugal: Pneumobil (1995) and 2002 prevalence studies revisited. Revista Portuguesa de Pneumologia 2013; 19(3):88-95.

 

Daldoul H, Denguezli M, Jithoo A, Gnatiuc L, Buist S, Burney P, Tabka Z, Harrabi I. Prevalence of COPD and tobacco smoking in Tunisia - Results from the BOLD study. Int J Environmental Research and Public Health 2013; 10(12):7257-7271.

 

Janson C, Marks G, Buist S, Gnatiuc L, Gislason T, McBurnie MA, Nielsen R, Studnicka M, Toelle B, Benediktsdottir B, Burney P. The impact of COPD on health status: Findings from the BOLD study. Eur Respir J 2013; 42(6):1472-1483.

 

Jithoo A, Enright PL, Burney P, Buist AS, Bateman ED, Tan WC, Studnicka M, Mejza F, Gillespie S, Vollmer WM, BOLD Collaborative Research Group. Case-finding options for COPD: results from the Burden of Obstructive Lung Disease study. Eur Respir J 2013; 41(3):548-55.

Lamprecht B, Mahringer A, Soriano JB, Kaiser B, Buist AS, Studnicka M. Is spirometry properly used to diagnose COPD? Results from the BOLD study in Salzburg, Austria: A population-based analytical study. Primary Care Respir J 2013; 22(2):195-200.

 

Toelle BG, Xuan W, Bird TE, Abramson MJ, Atkinson DN, Burton DL, James AL, Jenkins CR, Johns DP, Maguire GP, Musk AW (Bill), Walters E, Wood-Baker R, Hunter ML, Graham BJ, Southwell PJ, Vollmer WM, Buist A, Marks GB. Respiratory symptoms and illness in older Australians: The Burden of obstructive Lung Disease (BOLD) study. Med J Australia 2013; 198(3):144-148.

2012

 

Burney P. The Burden of Obstructive Lung Disease (BOLD) study prepares for African Surveys. Africa Health 2011; 33(2)12.

 

Danielsson P, Olafsdottir IS, Benediktsdottir B, Gislason T, Janson C. The prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Uppsala, Sweden - the Burden of Obstructive Lung Disease (BOLD) study: Cross-sectional population-based study. Clin Respir J 2012; 6(2):120-127.

 

Emilsson OI, Janson C, Benediktsdottir B, Juliusson S, Gislason T. Nocturnal gastroesophageal reflux, lung function and symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea: Results from an epidemiological survey. Respiratory Medicine 2012; 106(3):459-466.

 

Hooper R, Burney P, Vollmer WM, McBurnie MA, Gislason T, Tan WC, Jithoo A, Kocabas A, Weltee T, Buist AS. Risk factors for COPD spirometrically defined from the lower limit of normal in the BOLD project. Eur Respir J 2012; 39(6):1343-1353.

 

Kato B, Gulsvik A, Vollmer W, Janson C, Studnika M, Buist S, Burney P. Can spirometric norms be set using pre- or post- bronchodilator test results in older people? Respiratory Research 2012; 13: 102.

 

Mannino DM, McBurnie MA, Tan W, Kocabas A, Anto J, Vollmer WM, Buist AS, BOLD Collaborative Research Group. Restricted spirometry in the Burden of Lung Disease Study. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2012; 16(10):1405-11.

 

Tan WC, Vollmer WM, Lamprecht B, Mannino DM, Jithoo A, Nizankowska-Mogilnicka E, Mejza F, Gislason T, Burney PG, Buist AS. Worldwide patterns of bronchodilator responsiveness: results from the Burden of Obstructive Lung Disease study. Thorax. 2012; 67(8):718-726.

 

Vanfleteren LEGW, Franssen FME, Wesseling G, Wouters EFM. The prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Maastricht, the Netherlands. Respir Med 2012; 106(6):871-874.

2011

 

Deveci F, Deveci SE, Turkoglu S, Turgut T, Kirkil G, Rahman S, Acik Y, Muz MH. The prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Elazig, Eastern Turkey. Eur J Internal Med 2011; 22(2):172-176.

 

Enright P, Vollmer WM, Lamprecht B, Jensen R, Jithoo A, Tan W, Studnicka M, Burney P, Gillespie S, Buist AS. Quality of Spirometry tests performed by 9893 adults in 14 countries: The BOLD Study. Respiratory Medicine. 2011; 105(10):1507-1515.

 

Fjalldal SB, Janson C, Benediktsdottir B, Gudmundsson G, Burney P, Buist AS, et al. Smoking, stages of change and decisional balance in Iceland and Sweden. Clin Respir J 2011; 5(2):76-83. 
 

Idolor LF, De Guia TS, Francisco NA, Roa CC, Ayuyao FG, Tady CZ, Tan DT, Banal-Yang S, Balanag Jr VM, Reyes MTN, Dantes RB. Burden of obstructive lung disease in a rural setting in the Philippines. Respirology 2011; 16(7):1111-1118.

 

Lamprecht B, McBurnie MA, Vollmer WM, Gudmundsson G, Welte T, Nizankowska-Mogilnicka E, Studnicka M, Bateman E, Anto JM, Burney P, Mannino DM, Buist SA. COPD in never smokers: Results from the population-based burden of obstructive lung disease study. Chest 2011; 139(4):752-763.

 

Lamprecht B, Schirnhofer L, Kaiser B, Buist SA, Mannino DM, Studnicka M. Subjects with discordant airways obstruction: Lost between spirometric definitions of COPD. Pulmonary Medicine 2011: 780215.

 

Schirnhofer L, Lamprecht B, Firlei N, Kaiser B, Buist AS, Halbert RJ, Allison MJ, Studnicka M. Using targeted spirometry to reduce non-diagnosed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Respiration 2011; 81(6):476-482.

 

Tan WC, Bourbeau J, FitzGerald JM, Cowie R, Chapman K, Hernandez P, Buist SA, Sin DD. Can age and sex explain the variation in COPD rates across large urban cities? A population study in Canada. Int J Tuberculosis and Lung Dis 2011; 15(12):1691-1696.

2010

 

Barry AC, Mannino DM, Hopenhayn C, Bush H. Exposure to indoor biomass fuel pollutants and asthma prevalence in Southeastern Kentucky: results from the Burden of Lung Disease (BOLD) study. J Asthma 2010; 47(7):735-41.

 

Prentice HA, Mannino DM, Caldwell GG, Bush HM. Significant bronchodilator responsiveness and "reversibility" in a population sample. COPD: Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2010; 7(5):323-330.

2009

 

Jithoo A, Enright P, Vollmer WM. Implications of screening for COPD: Results from the Burden of Obstructive Lung Disease (BOLD) study from 14 countries. Thorax 2009; 64(Suppl IV:A32) & Thorax 2010; 65(1):91 [Erratum].

 

Margretardottir OB, Thorleifsson SJ, Gudmundsson G, Olafsson I, Benediktsdottir B, Janson C, Buist AS, Gislason T. Hypertension, systemic inflammation and body weight in relation to lung function impairment-an epidemiological study. COPD 2009; 6(4):250-255.

 

Methvin JN, Mannino DM, Casey BR. COPD prevalence in Southeastern Kentucky: The burden of lung disease study. Chest 2009; 135(1):102-107.

Nielsen R, Johannessen A, Benediktsdottir B, Gislason T, Buist AS, Gulsvik A, Sullivane SD, Lee TA. Present and future costs of COPD in Iceland and Norway: Results from the BOLD study. Eur Respir J 2009; 34(4):850-857.

 

Perez-Padilla R, Vollmer WM, Vazquez-Garcia JC, Enright PL, Menezes AMB, Buist AS. Can a normal peak expiratory flow exclude severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease? Int J Tuberculosis and Lung Dis 2009; 13(3):387-393.

 

Tan WC, Lo C, Jong A, Xing L, Fitzgerald MJ, Vollmer WM, Buist SA, Sin DD; Vancouver Burden of Obstructive Lung Disease (BOLD) Research Group. Marijuana and chronic obstructive lung disease: a population-based study. CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal = Journal De l'Association Medicale Canadienne 2009, 180(8):814-820. 

 

Thorleifsson SJ, Margretardottir OB, Gudmundsson G, Olafsson I, Benediktsdottir B, Janson C, Buist AS, Gislason T. Chronic airflow obstruction and markers of systemic inflammation: Results from the BOLD study in Iceland. Respir Med 2009; 103(10):1548-1553.

 

Vollmer WM, Gislason P, Burney P, Enrigh PL, Gulsvik A, Kocabas A, Buist AS. Comparison of spirometry criteria for the diagnosis of COPD: Results from the BOLD study. Eur Respir J 2009; 34(3):588-597.

 

Zhou YM, Wang C, Yao WZ, Chen P, Kang J, Huang SG, Chen BY, Wang CZ, Ni DT, Wang XP, Wang DL, Liu SM, Lu JC, Zheng JP, Zhong NS, Ran PX. Current status of prevention and management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in rural area in China. Zhonghua nei ke za zhi [Chinese journal of internal medicine] 2009; 48(5):358-361.

2008

 

Buist AS, Vollmer WM, McBurnie MA. Worldwide burden of COPD in high- and low-income countries. Part I. The Burden of Obstructive Lung Disease (BOLD) Initiative. Int J Tuberculosis and Lung Dis 2008; 12(7):703-708.

 

Geldmacher H, Biller H, Herbst A, Urbanski K, Allison M, Buist AS, Hohlfeld JM, Welte T. The prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in Germany: Results of the BOLD Study. <Die pravalenz der chronisch obstruktiven lungenerkrankung (COPD) in Deutschland:
Ergebnisse der BOLD-Studie> Deutsche Medizinische Wochenschrift 2008; 133(50):2609-2614.

 

Hazen DA, Mannino DM, Clayton R. Gender specific differences in the pros and cons of smoking among current smokers in Eastern Kentucky: implications for future smoking cessation interventions. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2008; 5(4):230-242. 

 

Lamprecht B, Schirnhofer L, Kaiser B, Buist S, Studnicka M. Non-reversible airway obstruction in never smokers: Results from the Austrian BOLD study. Respir Med 2008; 102(12):1833-1838.

 

2007

 

Benediktsdottir B, Gudmundsson G, Jorundsdottir KB, Vollmer W, Gislason T. Prevalence of COPD in Iceland--the BOLD study. Laeknabladid 2007, 93(6):471-477. 

 

Buist AS, McBurnie MA, Vollmer WM, Gillespie S, Burney P, Mannino DM, Menezes AM, Sullivan SD, Lee TA, Weiss KB, Jensen RL, Marks GB, Gulsvik A, Nizankowska-Mogilnicka E. International variation in the prevalence of COPD (The BOLD Study): a population-based prevalence study. Lancet 2007; 370(9589):741-750.

 

Firlei N, Lamprecht B, Schirnhofer L, Kaiser B, Studnicka M. The prevalence of COPD in Austria - The expected change over the next decade. <Die pravalenz der COPD in Osterreich - Die erwartete Entwicklung bis 2020. Wiener Klinische Wochenschrift 2007; 119(17-18):513-518.

 

Lamprecht B, Schirnhofer L, Kaiser B, Studnicka M, Buist AS. Farming and the prevalence of non-reversible airways obstruction - Results from a population-based study.  Amer J Industrial Med 2007; 50(6):421-426.

 

Lamprecht B, Schirnhofer L, Tiefenbacher F, Kaiser B, Buist SA, Studnicka M, Enright P. Six-second spirometry for detection of airway obstruction: a population-based study in Austria. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2007, 176(5):460-464. 

 

Nizankowska-Mogilnicka E, Mejza F, Buist AS, Vollmer WM, Skucha W, Harat R, Pajak A, Gasowski J, Frey J, Nastalek P, Twardowska M, Janicka J, Szczeklik A. Prevalence of COPD and tobacco smoking in Malopolska region - Results from the BOLD Study in Poland. Polskie Archiwum Medycyny Wewnetrznej 2007; 117(9):402-410.

 

Schirnhofer L, Lamprecht B, Vollmer WM, Allison MJ, Studnicka M, Jensen RL, Buist AS. COPD prevalence in Salzburg, Austria: Results from the Burden of Obstructive Lung Disease (BOLD) study. Chest 2007; 131(1):29-36.

 

Zhong N, Yao W, Chen P, Kang J, Huang S, Chen B, Wang C, Ni D, Zhou Y, Liu S, Wang X, Wang D, Lu J, Zheng J, Ran P. Prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in China: A large, population-based survey. Amer J Respir Crit Care Med 2007; 176(8):753-760.

 

2006

Rutten-van Molken M, Lee TA. Economic modeling in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Proceedings of the American Thoracic Society 2006; 3(7):630-634.

Zhou YM, Liu SM, Lv JC, Zheng JP, Zhong NS, Ran PX. A study on the methodology regarding the prevalence survey of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in China. Zhonghua liu xing bing xue za zhi = Zhonghua liuxingbingxue zazhi 2006; 27(9):814-818.

 

 

2005

 

Buist AS, Vollmer WM, Sullivan SD, Weiss KB, Lee TA, Menezes AMB, Crapo RO, Jensen RL, Burney PGJ. The Burden of Obstructive Lung Disease Initiative (BOLD): Rationale and design. COPD: Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2005; 2(2):277-283.

 

Liu SM, Wang XP, Wang DL, Zhou YM, Lu JC, Zheng JP, Zhong NS, Ran PX. Epidemiologic analysis of COPD in Guangdong province. National Med J China 2005; 85(11):747-752.

Sateesh Sakhamuri1, Fallon Lutchmansingh1, Donald Simeon2, Liane Conyette3, Peter Burney4 and Terence Seemungal1