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Table 1 Characteristics of idiopathic cough patients attending specialist cough clinics

From: Idiopathic chronic cough: a real disease or a failure of diagnosis?

  Number (% female) Mean age (SD) (years) Median cough duration (range) (months)
O'Connell F et al [14] 16(81%) 51(31–70)* 72 (12–240)
McGarvey L et al [15] 8(75%) 46(8) 19 (6–36)
Forsythe P et al [30] 6(66%) 47(13) 72(2–240)
Jatakanon A et al [31] 10(50%) 60(4) 60 (18)^
Birring SS et al [32] 25(72%) 55(3) 12 (7–360)
Chaudhuri R et al [33] 6(60%) 58(9) 14(19)^
Haque R et al [16] 31(76%) 57(32–81)* 72 (8–324)*
  1. *Data given as median (range), ^Data given as mean (SD)