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Table 3 The last diagnosis of the patients

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

Last Diagnosis n (%)
Total (n = 563) 0–2 years (n = 128) 2–6 years (n = 240) >6 years (n = 195)
Atopic asthma 140 (24.9) 25 (19.5) 69 (28.8) 46 (23.6)
Reactive airway disease (Asthma-like symptoms) 107 (19.0) 38 (29.7) 52 (21.7) 17 (8.7)
Procracted bacterial bronchitis 67 (11.9) 11 (8.6) 33 (13.8) 23 (11.8)
Upper airway cough syndrome 51 (9.1) 6 (4.7) 26 (10.8) 19 (9.7)
Physicogenic cough 31 (5.5) - 4 (1.7) 27 (13.8)
Non-cyctic fibrosis bronchiectasis 28 (5) 3 (2.3) 4 (1.7) 21 (10.8)
Bronchiolitis obliterans 28 (5) 10 (7.8) 13 (5.4) 5 (2.6)
Rhinosinusitis 26 (4.6) 2 (1.6) 16 (6.7) 8 (4.1)
Cystic fibrosis 20 (3.6) 11 (8.6) 1 (0.4) 8 (4.1)
Tuberculosis 19 (3.4) 2 (1.6) 4 (1.7) 13 (6.7)
Pneumoia-Bronchopneumonia 18 (3.2) 4 (3.1) 10 (4.2) 4 (2.1)
Gastro-esophageal reflux 15 (2.7) 9 (7) 5 (2.1) 1 (0.5)
Tracheo-bronchomalacia 5 (0.9) 4 (3.1) - 1 (0.5)
Foreign body aspiration 3 (0.5) 2 (1.6) 1 (0.4) -
Spontan resolution 2 (0.4) - 1 (0.4) 1 (0.5)
Vasculer ring 1 (0.2) - - 1 (0.5)
Pulmonary hemosiderosis 1 (0.2) 1 (0.8) - -
Tumor (Ganglioneuroma) 1 (0.2) - 1 (0.4) -