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Table 5 Sensitivity analyses for adverse events

From: Effectiveness of expiratory technique and induced sputum in obtaining good quality sputum from patients acutely hospitalized with suspected lower respiratory tract infection: a statistical analysis plan for a randomized controlled trial

Adverse events Expiratory techniques, n (%) Tracheal suction, n (%) P
Vital parameters    
 SaO2a    
 RRa    
CR10 Borg scale    
Side effects    
 Bleeding    
 Bronchospasm    
 Others    
Patient symptoms    
 Cough    
 Dyspnea    
 Expectoration    
 Chest tightness    
  1. aSaO2, oxygen saturation; RR, respiratory rate