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Table 5 Each CMS-symptom-caused DALYs/1,000 and its proportion in the entire sample population in 2009 and 2010

From: Burden of disease resulting from chronic mountain sickness among young Chinese male immigrants in Tibet

Symptoms 2009 2010
DALYs/1,000 Proportion (%) DALYs/1,000 Proportion (%)
Breathlessness/palpitations 8.55 21.5 8.88 21.4
Sleep disturbances 8.71 21.9 10.71 25.8
Cyanosis 1.23 3.1 1.03 2.5
Dilatation of veins 1.47 3.7 1.57 3.8
Paresthesia 3.21 8.1 2.77 6.7
Headache 13.31 33.5 13.40 32.2
Tinnitus 3.29 8.3 3.20 7.7
  1. †: The DALYs/1,000 for each symptom were calculated by the sum of the DALYs due to each symptom divided by the total sample population; ‡: The proportion of each symptom was calculated by the sum of the DALYs due to each symptom divided by the sum of DALYs.