TABLE 1

Outcomes following cough control therapy (CCT) for patients with chronic refractory cough (CRC) and explained cough

AetiologyLCQLHQ
Patients with pre- and post-CCT scoresPre-CCTPost-CCTChangePatients with pre- and post-CCT scoresPre-CCTPost-CCTChange
CRC (n=228)14512.4±3.417.0±3.34.55±3.411514.4±2.817.3±2.82.87±2.6
Explained cough (n=98)5711.6±3.615.4±4.33.76±5.15114.6±3.016.9±3.22.34±3.0
 Asthma (n=58)3611.3±3.315.6±4.44.27±4.83314.6±3.216.9±3.62.24±3.2
 COPD (n=12)510.3±3.314.8±5.54.5±5.6214.3±4.518.5±3.14.17±1.4
 ILD (n=7)312.7±2.216.2±3.43.51±4.1314.8±2.718.2±1.73.33±2.0
 Bronchiectasis (n=16)912.1±4.814.5±4.52.41±6.81114.1±2.716.3±2.72.14±3.5
 Xerotrachea (n=5)413.7±5.615.2±3.31.50±4.4215.5±1.717.3±1.81.81±0.2

Data are presented as mean±sd unless otherwise stated. LCQ: Leicester Cough Questionnaire; LHQ: Laryngeal Hypersensitivity Questionnaire; ILD: interstitial lung disease.