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Table 2 Cough symptom score

From: Mechanical induction of cough in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Score Day Night
0 No cough No cough
1 Cough for one short period Cough on waking only
2 Cough for two or more short periods Wake once or early due to cough
3 Frequent coughing, which did not interfere with usual daytime activities Frequent waking due to cough
4 Frequent coughing, interfering with usual daytime activities Frequent coughs most of the night
5 Distressing cough for most of the day Distressing cough most of the night