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Table 2 Prevalence of acute respiratory, gastrointestinal symptoms and fever/chills

From: Overcrowding and health in two impoverished suburbs of Johannesburg, South Africa

Outcome Response Item Number of partcipants (n) Percentage of participants
Acute respiratory symptoms
 Wet cough Yes 291 9.3
No 2830 90.7
Total 3121 100
 Dry cough Yes 287 9.2
No 2834 90.8
Total 3121 100
 Runny/blocked nose Yes 387 12.4
No 2734 87.6
Total 3121 100
Gastrointestinal symptoms
 Diarrhoea Yes 76 2.4
No 3045 97.6
Total 3121 100
 Vomiting Yes 88 2.8
No 3033 97.2
Total 3121 100
Fever/chills
 Fever/chills Yes 335 10.7
No 2786 89.3
Total 3121 100