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Table 2 Frequency of use of cough descriptors for each cough sound (maximum score of 53 for each cough for each descriptor, if chosen by all subjects).

From: The description of cough sounds by healthcare professionals

No. Dry Brassy Rattling Loose Productive Moist Bovine Hoarse Wheezy Barking
1 50 4 1 0 0 3 0 12 11 5
2 1 2 23 12 31 21 3 6 17 6
3 29 7 9 5 1 10 0 9 24 2
4 41 10 2 1 0 2 3 6 4 6
5 45 3 1 1 0 2 0 12 17 6
6 22 6 4 1 3 1 8 18 26 30
7 26 5 3 8 10 5 7 5 13 11
8 0 0 23 37 47 30 0 2 8 0
9 8 5 23 19 22 11 4 12 27 5
Totals 222 42 89 84 114 85 25 82 147 71