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Table 3 Age-standardized and Age-specific Prevalence of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease According to GOLD and Lower Limit Normal Stage in the Southern Cone of Latin America

From: Estimating prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the Southern Cone of Latin America: how different spirometric criteria may affect disease burden and health policies

  COPD according to FEV1/FVC COPD according to LLN
  Total Stage I Stage II Stage III-IV Total Stage I Stage II Stage III-IV
Overall 9.3 (8.4, 10.2) 3.7 (3.1, 4.3) 4.2 (3.6, 4.8) 1.4 (1.0, 1.8) 4.7 (4.1, 5.3) 0.9 (0.6, 1.2) 2.5 (2.0, 2.9) 1.3 (1.0, 1.7)
Men 11.8 (10.3, 13.3) 5.0 (4.0, 6.1) 5.1 (4.1, 6.1) 1.7 (1.1, 2.3) 5.8 (4.7, 6.8) 1.0 (0.5, 1.5) 3.1 (2.3, 3.9) 1.6 (1.0, 2.2)
 45-54 years 5.5 (3.7, 7.4) 2.9 (1.5, 4.4) 2.1 (1.0, 3.1) 0.5 (0.0, 1.0) 3.4 (2.0, 4.7) 0.9 (0.2, 1.6) 2.0 (0.9, 3.0) 0.5 (0.0, 1.0)
 55-64 years 12.3 (9.7, 15.0) 4.9 (3.1, 6.6) 4.6 (2.9, 6.2) 2.9 (1.5, 4.3) 6.2 (4.2, 8.1) 1.1 (0.2, 1.9) 2.2 (1.1, 3.3) 2.9 (1.5, 4.3)
 65-74 years 23.3 (19.3, 27.3) 9.5 (6.7, 12.2) 11.7 (8.7, 14.7) 2.1 (0.8, 3.5) 9.9 (7.2, 12.6) 1.2 (0.2, 2.2) 6.7 (4.5, 8.9) 2.0 (0.7, 3.2)
Women 7.3 (6.2, 8.3) 2.6 (2.0, 3.2) 3.5 (2.8, 4.2) 1.2 (0.7, 1.7) 3.9 (3.1, 4.7) 0.7 (0.4, 1.1) 2.0 (1.5, 2.6) 1.1 (0.6, 1.6)
 45-54 years 4.1 (2.7, 5.4) 1.1 (0.5, 1.8) 2.0 (1.1, 2.9) 1.0 (0.2, 1.8) 3.5 (2.2, 4.8) 0.9 (0.3, 1.5) 1.7 (0.8, 2.5) 1.0 (0.2, 1.8)
 55-64 years 7.1 (5.4, 8.8) 2.7 (1.6, 3.8) 3.4 (2.2, 4.6) 1.1 (0.5, 1.6) 3.7 (2.5, 4.9) 0.5 (0.1, 0.9) 2.2 (1.2, 3.1) 1.1 (0.5, 1.6)
 65-74 years 13.8 (11.0, 16.6) 5.4 (3.5, 7.4) 6.5 (4.6, 8.3) 1.9 (0.7, 3.0) 4.8 (3.1, 6.4) 0.9 (0.1, 1.6) 2.4 (1.3, 3.5) 1.5 (0.5, 2.5)
Location
 Marcos Paz, Argentina 17.1 (15.0, 19.1) 6.9 (5.5, 8.3) 8.3 (6.8, 9.8) 1.8 (1.1, 2.5) 9.7 (8.1, 11.4) 1.7 (0.9, 2.4) 6.1 (4.8, 7.4) 1.8 (1.1, 2.5)
 Bariloche, Argentina 9.9 (8.1, 11.6) 4.4 (3.2, 5.7) 4.4 (3.2, 5.7) 1.0 (0.4, 1.5) 4.3 (3.1, 5.5) 1.1 (0.5, 1.7) 2.2 (1.3, 3.2) 1.0 (0.4, 1.5)
 Temuco, Chile 6.4 (5.0, 7.8) 2.9 (1.9, 3.9) 2.2 (1.4, 3.0) 1.3 (0.6, 1.9) 2.9 (1.9, 3.9) 0.5 (0.1, 1.0) 1.2 (0.6, 1.8) 1.2 (0.6, 1.8)
 Barros Blancos, Uruguay 11.0 (9.0, 13.0) 2.7 (1.7, 3.7) 6.2 (4.7, 7.7) 2.1 (1.2, 3.1) 6.7 (5.1, 8.4) 0.9 (0.2, 1.5) 3.9 (2.7, 5.2) 2.0 (1.0, 2.9)
  1. Data are percentages (95% CI)
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