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Table 4 Type and occurrence of cough

From: Acute cough in Italian children: parents’ beliefs, approach to treatment, and the family impact

 Dry 14.55%
 Initially dry followed by secretions 74.18%
 Initially with secretions 10.55%
 Don’t know / prefer not to answer 0.73%
 Day only 11.82%
 Day and night 82.36%
 Night only 5.27%
 Exertional only 0.55%