Open Access Research article

Application of the COOP/WONCA charts to aged patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a comparison between Japanese and Chinese populations

Midori Yamaguchi1, Motoyuki Nakao1, Hideto Obata2, Hideki Ikeda3, Tetsuro Kanda3, Qiao Wang4, Yoriko Hara1, Hisamitsu Omori5 and Yoko Ishihara1*

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Public Health, School of Medicine, Kurume University, Kurume, Fukuoka 830-0011, Japan

2 Yamaguchi-Ken Saiseikai Shimonoseki General Hospital, Yamaguchi 759-6603, Japan

3 Nagasaki Goto Chuoh Hospital, Nagasaki 853-0031, Japan

4 Institute of Population and Labor Economics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing 100732, China

5 Department of Public Health, Faculty of Life Sciences, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto 860-8556, Japan

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BMC Public Health 2013, 13:754  doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-754

Published: 15 August 2013

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SF-36v2 questionnaire for health survey.

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Additional file 2:

The Dartmouth COOP Functional Health Assessment Charts/WONCA (The COOP/WONCA Charts).

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