Journal article

Community Participation by People with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.

Carla Malaguti, Anne E Holland, Christine F McDonald, Ajay Mahal, Jennifer A Alison, Catherine J Hill, Paolo Zanaboni, Paul O'Halloran, Janet Bondarenko, Heather Macdonald, Kathryn Barker, Hayley Crute, Christie Mellerick, Bruna Wageck, Helen Boursinos, Aroub Lahham, Amanda Nichols, Pawel Czupryn, Angela T Burge, Narelle S Cox

COPD | Published : 2021


Little is known regarding community participation in individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The aim of this study was to explore community participation in individuals with COPD and to determine whether there is an association between community participation and activity-related outcome variables commonly collected during pulmonary rehabilitation assessment. We also sought to investigate which of these variables might influence community participation in people with COPD. Ninety-nine individuals with COPD were enrolled (67 ± 9 years, FEV1: 55 ± 22% predicted). We assessed community participation (Community Participation Indicator (CPI) and European Social Survey (ESS)..

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