Table 4 Associations between lymphocyte subsets and cough severity in PBB patients.

From: Clinical characteristics of protracted bacterial bronchitis in Chinese infants

Characteristic VCD scores ≥3 (n = 25) VCD scores 1~2 (n = 21) VCD scores 0 ~1 (n = 4) p
lymphocyte subsets (%)
 CD3+ 58.55 ± 12.95 62.37 ± 12.69 65.10 ± 12.30 >0.05
 CD3+CD4+ 35.28 ± 11.18 38.98 ± 12.87 31.80 ± 2.54 >0.05
 CD4+CD8+ 20.63 ± 5.44 20.70 ± 9.57 31.60 ± 13.15 >0.05
 CD3CD19+ 28.71 ± 12.22 26.89 ± 13.63 19.40 ± 20.51 >0.05
 CD3CD16+CD56+ 11.01 ± 6.24 8.74 ± 8.47 14.10 ± 8.49 >0.05
 CD19+CD23+ 13.41 ± 5.57 12.51 ± 7.76 14.00 ± 16.97 >0.05
  1. VCD, verbal category descriptive.