Familial transmission of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in adoptees: a Swedish nationwide family study.

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Abstract

Familial clustering of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is well established, but the familial risk of COPD has not been determined among adoptees. The aim was to determine whether the familial transmission of COPD is related to disease in biological and/or adoptive parents.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)e007310
JournalBMJ Open
Volume5
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Public Health, Global Health, Social Medicine and Epidemiology

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