TABLE 2

Changes in cough rates during the consultation period and participant monitoring history

ParticipantsObserved difference in cough rate (coughs·h−1)p-value
Consultation period (days −5 to +4)#
 Full user history33+0.77±2.62<0.00001
 Pre-consultation history (before day −5)23−0.25±1.890.855
 Post-consultation history (after day +4)29+1.08±2.92<0.00001

Data are presented as n or mean±sd, unless otherwise stated. #: day 0=date of consultation.