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Table 4 Average rate of cough droplet size by age group (outlier removed)

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

N = 44 Age ≤ 30 30 > Age ≤ 50 Age > 50
Exclude outlier
N < 0.5 μm 1.02E+07 1.05E+07 2.89E+07
0.5 μm < N < 1.0 μm 2.15E+05 2.78E+05 2.48E+05
1.0 μm < N < 2.5 μm 2.58E+04 2.84E+04 3.41E+04
2.5 μm < N < 10.0 μm 2.96E+04 3.05E+04 4.47E+04
10 μm < N < 100 μm 1.34E+03 1.85E+03 3.03E+03
N > 100 μm 0 0 0
  1. Unit: # droplets/cc/second