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Table 5 Percentage reporting particular symptoms in past month

From: The SHARP study: a quantitative and qualitative evaluation of the short-term outcomes of housing and neighbourhood renewal

  Percentage (number) claiming this is a problem
Symptom Baseline Survey (Wave 1) Postal Survey (Wave 2) Change %
Hay fever 14.7 (334) 11.4 (259) Δ = -3.3 (t = 1.18; p = 0.24)
Difficulty sleeping 63.2 (333) 45.8 (263) Δ = -17.4 (t = 4.24; p < 0.0001)
Indigestion/stomach trouble 37.7 (334) 32.9 (260) Δ = -4.8 (t = 1.21; p = 0.23)
Eye trouble 25.7 (334) 18.3 (255) Δ = -7.4 (t = 2.13; p = 0.03)
Painful joints 50.3 (334) 41.6 (265) Δ = -8.7 (t = 2.12; p = 0.03)
Palpitations/breathlessness 39.2 (334) 31.4 (265) Δ = -7.8 (t = 1.98; p = 0.048)
Ear trouble 21.0 (334) 15.3 (259) Δ = -5.7 (t = 1.77; p = 0.08)
Sinus trouble/catarrh 29.6 (334) 24.9 (261) Δ = -4.7 (t = 1.27; p = 0.20)
Persistent cough 24.3 (334) 22.2 (261) Δ = -2.1 (t = 0.6; p = 0.55)
Faints/dizziness 21 (334) 15.3 (257) Δ = -5.7 (t = 1.77; p = 0.08)