Table 3

Quantification of volitional cough in patients with MND

MND patients with 0–2 coughing episodes in 3 days (n=15) (group 1) MND patients with >2 coughing episodes in 3 days (n=22) (group 2) p Value
Peak cough flow ((l/min) mean (SD))281 (167)156 (124)0.0163-150
Cough intensity ((Db) mean (SD))84 (6)68 (34)0.1123-150
  • 3-150 Kruskal Wallis test.