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Table 3 HRQOL comparison of LCQ scale between different causes of chronic cough (n = 110)

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

Causes Cases Total score Physical domain Psychological domain Social domain
UACS 10 14.5 ± 0.7 4.6 ± 0.2 4.4 ± 0.3 5.5 ± 0.3
CVA 54 14.2 ± 0.4 4.6 ± 0.1 4.3 ± 0.1 5.3 ± 0.2
GERD 6 13.7 ± 0.7 3.9 ± 0.5 4.5 ± 0.3 5.3 ± 0.3
NAEB 10 13.7 ± 1.0 4.5 ± 0.3 4.1 ± 0.4 5.2 ± 0.5
PVC 9 14.9 ± 1.4 4.8 ± 0.3 4.6 ± 0.6 5.5 ± 0.6
Two causes 10 12.8 ± 0.8 4.5 ± 0.3 3.9 ± 0.3 4.4 ± 0.4
Others 11 13.9 ± 0.8 4.4 ± 0.3 4.2 ± 0.3 5.4 ± 0.3
F value   0.57 0.61 0.44 0.99
P value   0.75 0.72 0.85 0.43
  1. Abbreviation: CVA, cough variant asthma; UACS, upper airway cough syndrome; GERD, gastroesophageal reflux disease; NAEB, nonasthmatic eosinophilic bronchitis; PVC, post virus cough