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Table 3 Underdiagnosis and overdiagnosis of COPD

From: Serial pulmonary function tests to diagnose COPD in chronic heart failure

  COPD (+) COPD (-) Total
History of OLD (+) 34 (18.2) 16 (8.6) 50 (26.7)
History of OLD (-) 26 (13.9) 111 (59.4) 137 (73.3)
Total 60 (32.1) 127 (67.9) 187 (100)
  1. Data are presented as number (%).
  2. Abbreviations: COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, OLD obstructive lung disease.