Around the world is approximately 50 percent of cases5 attributed undetected and misdiagnosed in about 23 percent 6. Expects a 30 percent increase in the prevalence until 20303rd The prevalence of COPD includes approximately 4-13 percent of adults in Europe7-11 and approximately 7 percent of adults in the United States12. While COPD was previously more common in men, an increase in smoking among women has led the disease in men and women almost equally4.. Approximately 210 million people worldwide are currently known known COPD4 The symptoms are often misdiagnosed aging or other respiratory diseases such as asthma.

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