Can Age and Sex Explain the Variation in COPD Rates Across Large Urban Cities? A Population Study in Canada

December 2011

This article aims to measure the prevalence of COPD and determine the effect of age and sex on the variation in prevalence across major cities within the same country and healthcare system. It was found that age and sex differences accounted for most of the heterogeneity in COPD estimates across large cities within the same country. Adjustments for age and sex were essential for comparison.

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