Around a hundred million people in China are suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, as per a study published in the Lancet, wearing lung function screenings of over 50,000 participants was conducted. COPD or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is an inflammatory lung disease which is gripping China and is the third leading cause of death in the country period caused by long-term exposure irritants in the air such as a cigarette smoke hazardous chemicals COPD abstract the air flow into the lungs and is a major in China were smoking a cigarette is extremely high especially among the men. Air pollution and cigarette smoke are the two factors responsible for COPD which can be prevented.

Researchers have also found that a majority of the people dealing with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease remain unaware about their condition and only if you had received a pulmonary function test prior to the conduction of This research study. Less than 3% of the participants knew that COPD is the condition which they suffer from. COPD was more commonly found among the rule residence. Researchers have found that while a majority of them were smokers those who are non-smokers developed COPD on account of environmental exposure, the parental history of respiratory disease, air pollution, low body weight, and chronic cough in childhood.