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Table 6 Prevalence of cough in differently controlled asthmatics

From: Frequent cough in unsatisfactory controlled asthma – results from the population-based West Sweden Asthma Study

Number of subjects 669 Level of control according to GINA 2006 Guidelines
Symptoms Controlled (No 278) Partly controlled (No 272) Uncontrolled (No 119)
  Prevalence in the groups%
Longstanding cough 18.0 33.1 55.5
Sputum production 17.3 38.2 68.1
Sputum production ≥ 3 months 11.8 26.2 49.6
Morning cough 25.9 46.0 68.1
  1. Half of the uncontrolled and one third of partly controlled subjects are troubled by different types of cough.