Table 1.

Of those cases referred to public health, cough duration at the time of contact with clinician: Data excludes those cases in which the length of cough was not known. Most patients who presented after May 1, 2014, identified some contact with a known case.

DURATION OF SYMPTOMS AND TOTALCASES THAT PRESENTED BEFORE MAY 1, 2014, N (%)CASES THAT PRESENTED AFTER MAY 1, 2014, N (%)
No cough or cough < 2 wk30 (40.5)104 (59.8)
Cough > 2 wk44 (59.5)70 (40.2)
Total74 (100.0)174 (100.0)