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Table 2 Self-reported symptoms in the last 4 weeks

From: Associations of greenness, greyness and air pollution exposure with children’s health: a cross-sectional study in Southern Italy

  All
n 219
Ocular symptoms, n (%) 130 (59.36%)
 burned eyes 82 (37.44%)
 itching eyes 71 (32.42%)
 dry eyes 22 (10.05%)
 sensation of sandy feeling in the eyes 74 (33.79%)
 red eyes 64 (29.22%)
 swollen eyes 31 (14.16%)
Nasal symptoms, n (%) 167 (76.26%)
 running nose 89 (40.64%)
 itching nose 82 (37.44%)
 sneezing 141 (64.38%)
 blocked nose 106 (48.4%)
Pulmonary symptoms, n (%) 48 (21.92%)
 dyspnea 38 (17.35%)
 breathlessness 16 (7.31%)
 wheezing 19 (8.68%)
General symptoms, n (%) 200 (91.32%)
 dry throat 89 (40.64%)
 sore throat 112 (51.14%)
 cold feeling 84 (38.36%)
 headache 159 (72.60%)
 malaise 68 (31.05%)
 physical discomfort 116 (52.97%)
 excessive fatigue 132 (60.27%)
 flu or fever 93 (42.47%)
 chills of cold 128 (58.44%)
Symptom score
 0 (no symptoms) 7 (3.20%)
 1–3 symptoms 30 (13.70%)
 4–6 symptoms 51 (23.30%)
 ≥ 7 symptoms 131 (59.80%)