respiratory
COPD

COPD no more likely in Indigenous Australians


COPD is no more prevalent in Australian indigenous populations than non-indigenous, new research shows. Using the Burden of Lung Disease protocol the study of 704 Indigenous and non-indigenous Australians from the Kimberly region of WA found the prevalence of COPD was 7.2% for Aboriginal Australians and 8.2% for non-indigenous participants. The findings are in contrast ...

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