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Table 2 Clinical and vocal phonetic findings in studied cases

From: Vocal cordopathy consequent to bronchial asthma inhalation therapy

 Group B, occasional user, no = 47Group A, habitual user, no = 65P value
Clinical findingsAdult age (N = 55)Children age (N = 10)Adult age (N = 37)Children age (N = 10) 
Dysphonia
 After 6 months7 (12.7%)3 (30%)3 (8.1%)00.382
 End of study10 (18.2%)4 (40%)6 (16.2%)0
Phonasthenialow-pitched sound
 After 6 months3 (5.4%)3 (30%)6 (16.2%)00.655
 End of study6 (10.9%)4 (40%)9 (24.3%)0
Strained character
 After 6 months5 (9%)2 (20%)4 (10.8%)00.730
 End of study12 (21.8%)3 (30%)5 (13.5%)0
Harsh cough
 After 6 months25 (45.4%)6 (60%)20 (54%)6 (60%)0.045
 End of study35 (63.6%)8 (80/%)28 (75.6%)9 (90%)
Soreness
 After 6 months30 (54.5%)5 (50%)20 (54%)6 (60%)0.027
 End of study33 (60%)7 (70%)26(70.3%)7 (70%)