Study nights | Total cough counts | p Value | Cough counts (percentage of baseline totals) | p Value | |||||
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ICS | Placebo | ICS | Placebo | ||||||
Baseline | n = 26 | n = 24 | |||||||
Median | 92 | 71 | 0.43 | ||||||
Interquartile range | 51–153 | 44–103 | |||||||
Nights 3 and 4 | n = 22 | n = 22 | |||||||
Median | 23 | 66 | 0.80 | 22 | 57 | 0.38 | |||
Interquartile range | 4–100 | 2–102 | 3–73 | 8–120 | |||||
Nights 15 and 16 | n = 24 | n = 23 | |||||||
Median | 8 | 36 | < 0.01 | 7 | 32 | 0.02 | |||
Interquartile range | 1–26 | 11–90 | 1–49 | 15–92 |
ICS, inhaled corticosteroid.