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Table 4 Analyses of CSS, VAS, CQLQ scores, and TCM syndrome score

From: The efficacy of QingfengGanke granule in treating postinfectious cough in pathogenic wind invading lungs syndrome: a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial

Outcome variables Change from baseline to Day 10
Group A (n = 57) Group B (n = 57) Group C (n = 59) P values*
CSS −2.70 ± 1.30* −3.00 ± 1.28* −1.64 ± 1.64 <0.0001
Daytime CSS −1.39 ± 0.70* −1.58 ± 0.71* −0.78 ± 0.87 <0.0001
Nighttime CSS −1.32 ± 0.83* −1.42 ± 0.75* −0.86 ± 0.96 <0.0001
VAS −4.24 ± 2.10* −4.78 ± 2.01* −2.55 ± 2.28 <0.0001
CQLQ score −16.09 ± 14.14* −20.12 ± 14.61* −9.75 ± 11.99 <0.0001
TCM syndrome score −8.53 ± 3.74* −9.46 ± 3.00* −5.80 ± 4.51 <0.0001
  1. Values are reported as mean ± SD.
  2. CQLQ cough-specific quality of life questionnaire, CSS cough symptom score, TCM traditional Chinese medicine, VAS visual analogue scale.
  3. * P < 0.01 for group A/group B vs. group C.