Table 3 : Severity of COPD based on GOLD spirometry and Belli’s BODE index with its component variables among COPD patients
attending chest clinic of JUMC from May 18 to August 18, 2017 G.C, n=80

Severity of COPD can be stratified as mild, moderate, severe and very severe by GOLD COPD stage; as quartiles (Q1-Q4)/ BODE (1-4) or as scores (0-3)
by BODE index with frequency (numbers and percentages) respectively.

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