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Table 1 Characteristics of patients by status of post-operative cough.

From: Acid regurgitation associated with persistent cough after pulmonary resection: an observational study

Variables Cough (+) Cough (-)
Total no. 13 4
Onset   
More than 7 days of OP 13  
Age in years   
   Median (range) 66 (48–72) 66(36–68)
Gender   
   Male 6 2
   Female 7 2
Disease   
   Lung cancer 13 4
Surgery   
   Lobectomy 13 4
Post-operative days   
   Median (range) 18 (15–26) 18(18–24)
Mediastinal lymph node resection   
   Yes 13 4
Operation side   
   Right 9 2
   Left 4 2
Height (cm)   
   Median (range) 161 (149–172) 159(158–177)
Weight (kg)   
   Median (range) 56 (45–68) 50(45–75)
BSA (cm2)   
   Median (range) 1.6 (1.4–1.8) 1.5(1.4–1.9)
BMI   
   Median (range) 23.0 (18.2–25.9) 23.3(17.8–23.9)
  1. OP: operation