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Table 1 Demographic data for 62 patients with chronic cough

From: Symptoms induced by environmental irritants and health-related quality of life in patients with chronic cough - A cross-sectional study

Characteristics Subjects (n = 62)
Sex, female/male (n) 40/22
Age (years) 53.6 (11.9)
Duration of cough symptoms (years) 10.6 (10.0)
FEV1 % predicted 103.8 (16.9)
BMI (kg/m2) 25.1 (4.8)
Smoking status (n)
Never/previous
38/24
Chest X-ray (n)
Normal/unknown
59/3
Methacholine provocation test (n)
Normal/unknown
52/10
  1. Data are shown as mean and standard deviation (SD) for age, duration of cough symptoms, FEV1, BMI, and otherwise as number (n).
  2. Definition of abbreviations: FEV1 = Forced expiratory volume in one second; BMI = Body mass index.