Table 5—

Diary scores after 2 weeks use of recombinant human deoxyribonulease(rhDNase) taken before bedtime or after waking up

rhDNasep-value
BedtimeMorning
VAS
 Viscosity2.1±1.62.5±1.60.22
 Sputum amount1.9±1.82.1±1.60.26
 Daytime coughing2.2±1.62.5±1.70.27
 Night-time coughing1.0±1.01.3±1.40.08
 Appetite3.0±2.73.3±2.60.35
 Sleep quality1.1±1.01.5±1.30.08
CSS
 Daytime1.3±0.91.6±0.90.07
 Night-time0.8±0.81.0±0.90.27
  • Data are presented as mean±sd, unless otherwise stated. VAS: visual analogue scale; CSS: cough symptom score.