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Table 1 Variability of COPD symptom prevalence in different studies

From: Understanding the impact of symptoms on the burden of COPD

Study Patients Symptoms Prevalence, %
Morning Daytime Nighttime
Miravitlles et al. COPD 2016 [25] n = 727 Any symptoms 81.4 82.7 63.0
Stephenson et al. Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2015 [27] n = 1239 Any symptoms 78.6 n.r. 65.9
Bateman et al. Respir Res. 2015 [29] n = 3394 Any symptoms 94.4 n.r. 88.3
Roche et al. COPD 2013 [18] n = 1489 Any symptoms 39.8a 97 58
Partridge et al. Curr Med Res Opin. 2009 [17] n = 803 Worse symptomsb 37 34 25
  1. aMorning symptoms were defined as those symptoms present on waking, rather than those persisting through the morning
  2. bDefined as symptoms that were worse than usual
  3. COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, n.r. not reported