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Table 4 Self-reported adverse health symptoms by primary drinking water sources in Ogalea

From: Petroleum contaminated water and health symptoms: a cross-sectional pilot study in a rural Nigerian community

  Primary drinking water source (n (%))
  Borehole Sachet Emergency
Health Symptom (n = 66) (n = 14) (n = 15)
Irritation 34 (51.5) 7 (50.0) 6 (40.0)
Neurologic 27 (40.9) 5 (35.7) 8 (53.3)
Gastrointestinal 10 (15.2) 2 (14.3) 5 (33.3)
Hematologic 21 (31.8) 5 (35.7) 3 (20.0)
General pain 6 (9.1) 0 (0.0) 2 (13.3)
  1. aDifferences in proportions are not statistically significant at P < 0.05 using chi-square analyses