Risk of COPD From Exposure to Biomass Smoke: A Metaanalysis

12 Jul 2010Guoping Hu, MD, PhD; Yumin Zhou, MD, PhD; Jia Tian, MD; Weimin Yao, MD, PhD; Jianguo Li, MD, PhD; Bing Li, MD; Pixin Ran, MD, PhD, FCCP

Exposure to biomass smoke is a risk factor for COPD.

Meta Analysis
2 effects

Reported Outcomes

VariablesOutcomeEffectLatency

Biomass smoke Contaminant risk & protective factor
Biomass smoke
Contaminant

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) Respiratory outcome

Strong Increase

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Smoking Contaminant risk & protective factor
Smoking
Contaminant

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) Respiratory outcome

Strong Increase

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