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Research Article

Lung Function and Incidence of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease after Improved Cooking Fuels and Kitchen Ventilation: A 9-Year Prospective Cohort Study

  • Yumin Zhou,

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory of Respiratory Disease, Guangzhou Institute of Respiratory Diseases, First Affiliated Hospital, Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China

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  • Yimin Zou,

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory of Respiratory Disease, Guangzhou Institute of Respiratory Diseases, First Affiliated Hospital, Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China

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  • Xiaochen Li,

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory of Respiratory Disease, Guangzhou Institute of Respiratory Diseases, First Affiliated Hospital, Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China

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  • Shuyun Chen,

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory of Respiratory Disease, Guangzhou Institute of Respiratory Diseases, First Affiliated Hospital, Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China

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  • Zhuxiang Zhao,

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory of Respiratory Disease, Guangzhou Institute of Respiratory Diseases, First Affiliated Hospital, Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China

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  • Fang He,

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory of Respiratory Disease, Guangzhou Institute of Respiratory Diseases, First Affiliated Hospital, Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China

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  • Weifeng Zou,

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory of Respiratory Disease, Guangzhou Institute of Respiratory Diseases, First Affiliated Hospital, Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China

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  • Qiuping Luo,

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory of Respiratory Disease, Guangzhou Institute of Respiratory Diseases, First Affiliated Hospital, Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China

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  • Wenxi Li,

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory of Respiratory Disease, Guangzhou Institute of Respiratory Diseases, First Affiliated Hospital, Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China

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  • Yiling Pan,

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory of Respiratory Disease, Guangzhou Institute of Respiratory Diseases, First Affiliated Hospital, Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China

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  • Xiaoliang Deng,

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory of Respiratory Disease, Guangzhou Institute of Respiratory Diseases, First Affiliated Hospital, Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China

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  • Xiaoping Wang,

    Affiliation: First Municipal People Hospital of Shaoguan, Shaoguan, Guangdong, China

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  • Rong Qiu,

    Affiliation: First Municipal People Hospital of Shaoguan, Shaoguan, Guangdong, China

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  • Shiliang Liu,

    Affiliation: Third Affiliated Hospital, Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China

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  • Jingping Zheng,

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory of Respiratory Disease, Guangzhou Institute of Respiratory Diseases, First Affiliated Hospital, Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China

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  • Nanshan Zhong,

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory of Respiratory Disease, Guangzhou Institute of Respiratory Diseases, First Affiliated Hospital, Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China

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  • Pixin Ran mail

    pxran@gzhmc.edu.cn

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory of Respiratory Disease, Guangzhou Institute of Respiratory Diseases, First Affiliated Hospital, Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China

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  • Published: March 25, 2014
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001621

About the Authors

Yumin Zhou, Yimin Zou, Xiaochen Li, Shuyun Chen, Zhuxiang Zhao, Fang He, Weifeng Zou, Qiuping Luo, Wenxi Li, Yiling Pan, Xiaoliang Deng, Jingping Zheng, Nanshan Zhong, Pixin Ran
State Key Laboratory of Respiratory Disease, Guangzhou Institute of Respiratory Diseases, First Affiliated Hospital, Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
Xiaoping Wang, Rong Qiu
First Municipal People Hospital of Shaoguan, Shaoguan, Guangdong, China
Shiliang Liu
Third Affiliated Hospital, Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China

Corresponding Author

Email: pxran@gzhmc.edu.cn

Competing Interests

No authors have any competing interests. There are no financial relationships between our research team and any organizations that might have an interest in the submitted work. Other relationships or activities that might influence the submitted work were excluded throughout the study.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PR NZ. Performed the experiments: YZh YZo XL SC ZZ HF WZ QL WL YP XD XW RQ. Analyzed the data: YZh SL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PR NZ. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: YZh PR NZ. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: YZh YZo XL SC ZZ HF WZ QL WL YP XD XW RQ SL JZ PR NZ. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: YZh YZo XL SC ZZ HF WZ QL WL YP XD XW RQ SL JZ PR NZ. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: YZh YZo XL SC ZZ HF WZ QL WL YP XD XW RQ SL JZ PR NZ. Enrolled patients: YZh YZo XL SC ZZ HF WZ QL WL YP XD XW RQ SL JZ PR NZ.