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Table 2 Prevalence of bothering health symptoms within the past two weeks by noise annoyance from neighbours within the past two weeks (among individuals living in multi-storey housing in 2017). Percentages

From: Neighbour noise annoyance is associated with various mental and physical health symptoms: results from a nationwide study among individuals living in multi-storey housing

 Annoyed by noise from neighbours 
Yes, very annoyedYes, slightly annoyedNoP-value
Pain or discomfort in the shoulder or neckYes, very bothered24.116.713.8< 0.0001
Yes, slightly bothered38.441.634.4 
No37.541.751.8 
Total100.0100.0100.0 
Pain or discomfort in the arms, hands, legs, knees, hips or jointsYes, very bothered24.415.415.10.0194
Yes, slightly bothered32.136.935.0 
No43.547.749.9 
Total100.0100.0100.0 
Pain or discomfort in the back or lower backYes, very bothered25.615.614.5< 0.0001
Yes, slightly bothered37.340.634.1 
No37.143.851.4 
Total100.0100.0100.0 
FatigueYes, very bothered33.020.413.9< 0.0001
Yes, slightly bothered45.553.745.3 
No21.525.940.8 
Total100.0100.0100.0 
HeadacheYes, very bothered15.58.97.0< 0.0001
Yes, slightly bothered35.037.026.4 
No49.554.166.6 
Total100.0100.0100.0 
Sleeping problems or insomniaYes, very bothered24.515.510.9< 0.0001
Yes, slightly bothered39.336.627.2 
No36.247.961.9 
Total100.0100.0100.0 
Melancholy, depression or unhappinessYes, very bothered16.49.77.2< 0.0001
Yes, slightly bothered34.731.124.6 
No48.959.268.1 
Total100.0100.0100.0 
Anxiety, nervousness, restlessness or apprehensionYes, very bothered16.410.16.9< 0.0001
Yes, slightly bothered37.731.723.3 
No45.958.269.8 
Total100.0100.0100.0