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Table 2 The demographic and clinical characteristics of the patients

From: Evaluation of 563 children with chronic cough accompanied by a new clinical algorithm

Characteristics Patients (n = 563)
Age, mean ± SD yr (min-max, mo) 5.4 ± 3.8 (2–204)
Age distribution n(%) 0–2 years 128 (22.7)
2–6 years 240 (42.6)
>6 years 195 (34.6)
Gender (female/male) 272/291
Cough duration at enrollment, mean ± SD mo 2.76 ± 2.69
Cough score at enrollment, mean ± SD 2.6 ± 1.2
Wet cough, n(%) 319 (56.7)
Household tobacco smoke, n (%) 162 (28.2)
Family history of atopy, n (%) 155 (27.7)