Table 5 Associations between lymphocyte subsets and cough duration in PBB patients.

From: Clinical characteristics of protracted bacterial bronchitis in Chinese infants

Characteristic 4-8 weeks (n = 33) 8-12 weeks (n = 8) ≥12 weeks (n = 9) p
lymphocyte subsets (%)
 CD3+ 60.15 ± 11.82 57.20 ± 3.25 60.83 ± 6.99 >0.05
 CD3+CD4+ 35.26 ± 10.14 33.30 ± 4.24 35.03 ± 5.65 >0.05
 CD4+CD8+ 21.73 ± 8.38 21.80 ± 0.28 23.45 ± 4.99 >0.05
 CD3CD19+ 29.44 ± 11.43 21.60 ± 10.47 31.35 ± 9.34 >0.05
 CD3CD16+CD56+ 8.69 ± 5.73 19.50 ± 7.07 5.65 ± 3.82 >0.05
 CD19+CD23+ 13.71 ± 6.56 11.45 ± 0.50 17.10 ± 6.30 >0.05