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COPD Burden Higher In Rural America

Burden Is High

  • 15 Million People
  • > 150,000 Deaths

Prevalence Highest In Rural Areas

  • 8.2% In Rural
  • 4.7% In Large Metro

People With COPD Should

  • Not Smoke
  • Get Flu and Pneumococcal Vaccines
  • Be Phycially Active
  • Ask About Pulmonary Rehab


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