Table 1

Age, gender and baseline C5 compared by randomisation group

No interventionMindfulness trainingVoluntary suppressionp Value
Healthy volunteers
    Mean (SD) age, years34.4 (11.1)33.1 (11.1)34.4 (10.2)0.921
    Gender M:F*3:71:92:80.001
    Median (IQR) baseline logC5−0.2M (−0.4 to 0.0)−0.9M (−0.9 to 0.0)−0.2M (−0.3 to 0.0)0.062
Subjects with chronic cough
    Mean (SD) age, years54.2 (10.8)60.2 (8.1)61.11 (8.4)0.350
    Gender M:F*3:83:74:50.068
    Median (IQR) baseline logC5−0.9M (−1.5 to 0.0)−0.8M (−1.3 to −0.5)−0.9M (−0.9 to −0.3)0.798
  • Comparisons were made by Kruskall–Wallis test except where marked with an asterisk which were by χ2 test.

  • F, female; IQR, interquartile range; M, male.