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Table 4 Relationship between total six minute cough counts and subjective cough scores (LCQ, CSS and cough VAS) in subjects with IPF

From: Mechanical induction of cough in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

  Total six minute cough count
  Posterior Chest Anterior chest Manubrium sternum
  20 Hz 40 Hz 60 Hz 20 Hz 40 Hz 60 Hz 20 Hz 40 Hz 60 Hz
LCQ r = -0.29 r = -0.42 r = -0.24 r = -0.2 r = -0.42 r = -0.65 r = -0.06 r = -0.31 r = -0.41
  p = 0.14 p = 0.028* p = 0.231 p = 0.324 p = 0.028* p =< 0.001* p = 0.758 p = 0.116 p = 0.032*
CSS r = 0.4 r = 0.51 r = 0.4 r = 0.39 r = 0.62 r = 0.73 r = 0.09 r = 0.48 r = 0.49
  p = 0.038* p = 0.007* p = 0.038* p = 0.043* p =< 0.001* p =< 0.001* p = 0.638 p = 0.011* p = 0.01*
VAS r = 0.34 r = 0.28 r = 0.23 r = 0.22 r = 0.43 r = 0.63 r = 0.14 r = 0.23 r = 0.18
  p = 0.079 p = 0.158 p = 0.241 p = 0.28 p = 0.024* p =< 0.001* p = 0.49 p = 0.243 p = 0.373
  1. *p values < 0.05