+ Site Statistics
References:
54,258,434
Abstracts:
29,560,870
PMIDs:
28,072,757
+ Search Articles
+ Subscribe to Site Feeds
Most Shared
PDF Full Text
+ PDF Full Text
Request PDF Full Text
+ Follow Us
Follow on Facebook
Follow on Twitter
Follow on LinkedIn
+ Translate
+ Recently Requested

Disease burden of COPD in China: a systematic review



Disease burden of COPD in China: a systematic review



International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 13: 1353-1364



Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is one of the main contributors to the global burden of disease. The aim of this systematic review was to quantify the disease burden of COPD in China and to determine the risk factors of the disease. The number of studies included in the review was 47 with an average quality assessment score of 7.70 out of 10. Reported COPD prevalence varied between 1.20% and 8.87% in different provinces/cities across China. The prevalence rate of COPD was higher among men (7.76%) than women (4.07%). The disease was more prevalent in rural areas (7.62%) than in urban areas (6.09%). The diagnostic rate of COPD patients in China varied from 23.61% to 30.00%. The percentage of COPD patients receiving outpatient treatment was around 50%, while the admission rate ranged between 8.78% and 35.60%. Tobacco exposure and biomass fuel/solid fuel usage were documented as two important risk factors of COPD. COPD ranked among the top three leading causes of death in China. The direct medical cost of COPD ranged from 72 to 3,565 USD per capita per year, accounting for 33.33% to 118.09% of local average annual income. The most commonly used scales for the assessment of quality of life (QoL) included Saint George Respiratory Questionnaire, Airways Questionnaire 20, SF-36, and their revised versions. The status of QoL was worse among COPD patients than in non-COPD patients, and COPD patients were at higher risks of depression. The COPD burden in China was high in terms of economic burden and QoL. In view of the high smoking rate and considerable concerns related to air pollution and smog in China, countermeasures need to be taken to improve disease prevention and management to reduce disease burdens raised by COPD.

(PDF emailed within 0-6 h: $19.90)

Accession: 058427232

Download citation: RISBibTeXText

PMID: 29731623

DOI: 10.2147/COPD.S161555


Related references

Models for estimating projections for the prevalence and disease burden of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): systematic review protocol. Primary Care Respiratory Journal 22(2): Ps8-P21, 2014

Systematic Review Of Economic Burden In Symptomatic Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (Copd) Patients. Value in Health 17(3): A173-A174, 2014

Clinical, humanistic, and economic burden of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in Canada: a systematic review. Bmc Research Notes 8(): 464-464, 2016

Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) disease burden in China: a systematic review and spatio-temporal analysis. Bmc Infectious Diseases 17(1): 57-57, 2017

Update on the disease burden and circulating strains of rotavirus in China: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Vaccine 32(35): 4369-4375, 2015

Disease burden of intensive care unit-acquired pneumonia in China: a systematic review and meta-analysis. International Journal of Infectious Diseases 29(): 84-90, 2016

Global burden of COPD: systematic review and meta-analysis. European Respiratory Journal 28(3): 523-532, 2006

The epidemiology and burden of COPD in Latin America and the Caribbean: systematic review and meta-analysis. Copd 11(3): 339-350, 2015

The reliability, validity and feasibility of tools used to screen for caregiver burden: a systematic review; The clinical effectiveness of nurse practitioners management of minor injuries in an adult emergency department: a systematic review; Oral liquid nutritional supplements for people with dementia in residential aged care facilities: a systematic review; A systematic review on the effectiveness of nurse-led cardiac clinics for adult patients with coronary heart disease. Journal of Advanced Nursing 66(8): 1683-1688, 2010

Identifying otolaryngology systematic review research gaps: comparing Global Burden of Disease 2010 results with Cochrane Database of Systematic Review content. JAMA Otolaryngology-- Head & Neck Surgery 141(1): 67-72, 2015

The burden of child maltreatment in China: a systematic review. Bulletin of the World Health Organization 93(3): 176-85c, 2015

"What are my chances of developing COPD if one of my parents has the disease?" A systematic review and meta-analysis of prevalence of co-occurrence of COPD diagnosis in parents and offspring. International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 12: 403-415, 2017

A systematic review of the human body burden of e-waste exposure in China. Environment International 68: 82-93, 2014

A systematic review of the direct economic burden of type 2 diabetes in china. Diabetes Therapy 6(1): 7-16, 2015

Burden of acute gastroenteritis caused by norovirus in China: A systematic review. Journal of Infection 75(3): 216-224, 2017