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Smoking duration alone provides stronger risk estimates of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease than pack-years

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  • Surya P Bhatt Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA UAB Lung Health Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Young-il Kim Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Kathy F Harrington Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • John E Hokanson Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, National Jewish Health, Denver, Colorado, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Sharon M Lutz Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, National Jewish Health, Denver, Colorado, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Michael H Cho Channing Division of Network Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Dawn L DeMeo Channing Division of Network Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • James M Wells Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA UAB Lung Health Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Barry J Make Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, National Jewish Health, Denver, Colorado, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Stephen I Rennard Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, USA Clinical Discovery Unit, AstraZeneca, Cambridge, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • George R Washko Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Marilyn G Foreman Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Donald P Tashkin Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Robert A Wise Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Mark T Dransfield Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA UAB Lung Health Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Birmingham VA Medical Center, Birmingham, Alabama, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • William C Bailey Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA UAB Lung Health Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
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  1. Correspondence to Dr Surya P Bhatt, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA; sbhatt{at}uabmc.edu
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Bhatt SP, Kim Y, Harrington KF On behalf of the COPDGene Investigators, et al
Smoking duration alone provides stronger risk estimates of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease than pack-years

Publication history

  • Received July 3, 2017
  • Revised November 3, 2017
  • Accepted November 27, 2017
  • First published January 11, 2018.

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