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Table 2 Comparison on scores of SF-36 between chronic cough group and healthy control group

From: Changes in health-related quality of life and clinical implications in Chinese patients with chronic cough

Items Chronic cough group (n = 110) Healthy volunteers (n = 90) t value P value
PF 88.9 ± 10.6 95.2 ± 6.7 5.1 0.000
RP 66.3 ± 34.5 92.0 ± 25.3 5.6 0.000
RE 44.5 ± 36.5 92.6 ± 21.0 11.6 0.000
VT 70.8 ± 16.6 86.7 ± 10.0 8.3 0.000
MH 75.8 ± 14.6 87.3 ± 9.8 6.7 0.001
SF 84.9 ± 16.7 93.9 ± 9.9 4.6 0.000
BP 89.5 ± 10.7 92.2 ± 10.1 1.9 0.063
GH 58.8 ± 18.4 83.8 ± 13.4 10.7 0.000
PCS 60.3 ± 5.0 66.2 ± 4.3 8.8 0.000
MCS 57.6 ± 5.6 66.0 ± 3.8 12.7 0.000
  1. Abbreviation: PF, Physical function; RP, role-limitations due to physical health; SF, social function; BP, bodily pain; RE, role-limitations due to emotional problems; MH, mental health; GH, general health; VT, vitality; PCS, physical component summary; MCS, mental component summary