Respiratory symptom score and associated day and night-time symptoms

Symptom scoreSymptoms (cough, wheeze, or breathing difficulty)
Day timeNight time
1Slight; no treatment givenSlight; sleep not disturbed
2Required treatment but no outside helpSleep disturbed once; no help required
3Severe; required help from GPSleep disturbed more than once or child needed help
4Very severe; admitted to hospitalSleep very disturbed or GP called

GP: general practitioner. Reproduced from [15] with permission from the publisher.