Table 1—

Diurnal variation in cough rate for the three units of cough

24-hDayNight
Explosive phases·h−115.9 (8.6–23.0)19.3 (11.4–33.6)4.5 (1.3–10.6)
Cough seconds·h−112.2 (6.8–18.1)16.3 (9.2–26.2)3.4 (1.0–9.1)
Cough epochs·h−15.1 (2.9–7.1)6.4 (3.6–9.5)1.4 (0.4–3.2)
  • Data are presented as median (interquartile range).