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Table 2 Occurrence of respiratory and skin symptoms and asthma in factory and office workers

From: Respiratory and skin health among glass microfiber production workers: a cross-sectional study

  Office workers
N = 76
Factory workers
N = 102
Symptom/condition n % n %
Prolonged cough 13 17.1 37 36.3
Phlegm production 24 31.6 29 28.4
Wheezing 9 11.8 15 14.7
Breathlessness 12 15.8 42 41.2
Nasal symptoms 21 27.6 44 43.1
Eye symptoms 23 30.3 27 26.5
Skin symptoms 23 30.3 61 59.8
Asthma ever 3 3.9 6 5.9
Current asthma 0 0 5 4.9