Table 1

Gender differences in health status in patients with chronic cough assessed with the Leicester Cough Questionaire (LCQ)

FemalesMalesp Value (t test)
Number (%)112 (63)66 (27)
Age, years (SEM)56 (1)54 (2)0.5
Cough duration, years (SEM)5.5 (0.9)3.3 (0.6)0.04
LCQ total (range 3–21) (SEM)13.5 (0.4)14.9 (0.5)0.01