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Table 5 Physical complaints reported by study participants, Greater Accra Region, Ghana, 2012 (n = 500)

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

Physical complaints Frequency (%)
Headaches* 326 (65.3)
Cough** 320 (64.3)
Dizziness 126 (25.2)
Chest pain or tightness 122 (24.4)
Abdominal pain 114 (22.8)
Itchy skin 94 (18.8)
Watery eyes 83 (16.6)
Fever 71 (14.2)
Loose stools 50 (10.0)
Hearing impairment 26 (5.2)
  1. *n = 499; **n = 498.