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<QuickStats> Trends in prevalence of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease(COPD) among Korean adults aged ≥ 40, 2007-2017
  • Date2019-02-07 18:42
  • Update2021-04-15 17:44
  • DivisionDivision of Strategic Planning for Emerging Infectious Diseases
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Trends in prevalence of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease(COPD) among Korean adults aged ≥ 40, 2007-2017

The prevalence of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) among Korea adults aged 40 years and over decreased to 11.6% in 2017, a reduction of 3.6 percentage points (%p) from 15.2% in 2007. The reduction width among men was slightly bigger than that among women. The 2017 data indicated that the prevalence of COPD among men (18.2%) was three folds higher than that among women (5.9%) (Figure A).


Figure A.

Source: Korea Health Statistics 2017, Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, http://knhanes.kdca.go.kr/

Reported by: Division of Chronic Disease Control, Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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