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Table 3 Day-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
D0 score (baseline) 2.07 ± 0.01 2.08 ± 0.01 0.013795 0.013793 0.9442
D1 score 1.41 ± 0.01 1.96 ± 0.01 0.794567 0.793031 0.0004
D4 score 1.15 ± 0.02 1.75 ± 0.02 0.543784 0.542748 0.0139
D8 score 0.28 ± 0.01 0.85 ± 0.02 0.682739 0.676823 0.0063
Total score of first 4 nights 5.09 ± 0.05 7.58 ± 0.06 1.041877 1.031956 0.0002
Total score of all 8 nights 7.33 ± 0.11 11.83 ± 0.12 0.766493 0.764947 0.0002
  1. Data are expressed as means ± standard error. D = day; p was considered significant when < 0.05