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Table 5 Summary of anthropometric data, ACT scores and LEOSound-monitoring in patients with and without coughing

From: Disease control in patients with asthma and respiratory symptoms (wheezing, cough) during sleep

  No coughing (n = 25) Coughing (n = 30)  
  Median Min – Max Median Min – Max p-value
Collective of patients
 Age 33 23–63 46 20–67 0.06
 Height 170 154–200 172 156–196 0.85
 Weight 78 54–136 76 51–131 0.83
 BMI 25.7 19.1–47.1 24.5 17.4–40.2 0.77
 Pack years 0 0–10 0.5 0–10 0.38
ACT 22 14–25 20 10–25 0.06
LEOSound-Monitor
  Median Min. – Max. Median Min. – Max.  
 Cough-epochs per hour 0 0–0 0.4 0.1–4.8
 Absolute quantity of coughs 0 0–0 7.0 1–275
 Quantity of coughs per hour 0 0–0 0.9 0.1–34.4
 Wheezing-Phases 0 0–3 0 0–5 0.59
 Wheezing-Epochs per h 0 0–7.6 0 0–7.3 0.66
 Wheezing duration [min] 0 0–30.5 0 0–29.0 0.66
 Wheezing duration [%] 0 0–8.1 0 0–6.5 0.68