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Table 4 Problems of the indoor environment in homes of study participants, Greater Accra Region, Ghana, 2012 (n = 500)

From: Residential characteristics as correlates of occupants’ health in the greater Accra region, Ghana

Variables Frequency (%)
Pests 425 (85.0)
Outdoor smoke* 264 (58.8)
Animals (pets, poultry) 195 (39.0)
Indoor smoke 171 (34.2)
Foul odour 115 (23.0)
Dryness 112 (22.4)
Poor air exchange 109 (21.8)
Dampness 77 (15.4)
Wind draught 64 (12.8)
  1. *Infiltration of the house by smoke outdoors.