Convergence analysis of Prevalence and Risk Factors of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease among Non-smokers

비흡연자 만성폐쇄성폐질환의 유병률과 위험인자의 융합적 분석

  • 송혜영 (이화여자대학교 간호학과) ;
  • 방윤이 (이화여자대학교 간호학과)
  • Received : 2017.11.13
  • Accepted : 2018.01.20
  • Published : 2018.01.28


The purpose of the study was to investigate the prevalence and risk factors of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease(COPD) among nonsmokers from the 6th Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey(2013-2015). We used complex sample cross analysis and logistic regression analysis on 4, 911 non-smokers among the patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease over 40 years of age. In general characteristics, the prevalence of COPD is higher in the old(p<.001), men(p<.001), rural(p=.044), without spouses(p<.001), less educated(p<.001), agriculture(p<.001). Also, the non-smoker's COPD risk factor is age(p<.001), gender(p<.001), education(p=.022), occupation(p=.022), pulmonary tuberculosis(p<.001), asthma(p<.001). It is necessary to develop a respiratory rehabilitation and intervention program that can be applied in clinical practice based on nursing assessment considering the COPD prevalence and risk factors.


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