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Table 2 Night-time cough score before and after treatment with KalobaTUSS® or placebo

From: Efficacy and safety of the syrup “KalobaTUSS®” as a treatment for cough in children: a randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial

Score KalobaTUSS® Placebo Effect size (Hedges’ g) Effect size (Cohen’s d) p
N0 score (baseline) 3.78 ± 0.01 3.75 ± 0.02 0.036806 0.036776 0.8493
N1 score 2.65 ± 0.02 3.48 ± 0.02 0.760777 0.76118 0.0006
N4 score 0.98 ± 0.02 1.81 ± 0.02 0.737756 0.736129 0.0008
N8 score 0.20 ± 0.01 0.73 ± 0.02 0.605444 0.602798 0.0075
Total score of first 4 nights 6.46 ± 0.07 9.36 ± 0.08 0.734184 0.733648 0.0003
Total score of all 8 nights 8.20 ± 0.11 13.40 ± 0.11 0.838006 0.83697 0.00001
  1. Data are expressed as means ± standard error. N = night; p was considered significant when < 0.05