Table 2

Total number and duration (min) of coughing and choking episodes in 3 days

Coughing and choking epidodes in 3 days Healthy volunteers (n=23) MND patients (n=37)
Total number:
02110
 1–225
 3–9011
 10–3009
 31–5002
Total duration2-150 (min):
02111
 <227
 2–908
 1001
 1502
 2001
 4501
  • 2-150 Only 31 patients with MND recorded the duration of coughing and choking episodes on the 3 day diary.