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Table 3 Average rate of cough droplet size by sex and age

From: Cough aerosol in healthy participants: fundamental knowledge to optimize droplet-spread infectious respiratory disease management

N = 45 Age ≤ 30 30 > Age ≤ 50 Age > 50
Sex Male Female Male Female Male Female
N < 0.5 μm 1.33E+07 5.32E+06 5.27E+06 1.75E+07 4.53E+07 1.65E+07
0.5 μm < N < 1.0 μm 1.89E+05 2.46E+05 1.83E+05 4.06E+05 2.79E+05 2.25E+05
1.0 μm < N < 2.5 μm 3.45E+04 1.12E+04 1.81E+04 4.22E+04 2.69E+04 3.95E+04
2.5 μm < N < 10.0 μm 4.01E+04 1.24E+04 1.78E+04 4.75E+04 4.41E+04 4.51E+04
10 μm < N < 100 μm 1.86E+03 4.95E+02 7.71E+02 3.30E+03 3.46E+03 2.71E+03
N > 100 μm 0.00E+00 0.00E+00 0.00E+00 0.00E+00 0.00E+00 0.00E+00
  1. Unit: # droplets/cc/second