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Table 5 Self-reported adverse health symptoms by sufficiency of emergency water supply in Ogale

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

  Sufficiency of water supply (n (%))
Sufficient Insufficient No supply
Health symptom (n = 12) (n = 12) (n = 76)
Irritation* 1 (8.3) 8 (66.7) 38 (50.0)
Neurologic 3 (25.0) 8 (66.7) 29 (38.2)
Gastrointestinal* 1 (8.3) 6 (50.0) 10 (13.2)
Hematologic 3 (25.0) 5 (41.7) 22 (30.0)
General pain 1 (8.3) 1 (8.3) 6 (7.9)
  1. *Differences in proportions are statistically significant at P < 0.05 using chi-square analyses