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Table 2 Reported Symptoms after chlorine exposure

From: Acute respiratory symptoms and evacuation-related behavior after exposure to chlorine gas leakage

Variables Total (n = 47) Low exposure (n = 20) High exposure (n = 27)
n % n % n %
One or more respiratory symptoms* 36 76.6 12 60.0 24 88.9
 Throat pain* 27 57.4 7 35.0 20 74.1
 Wheezing 15 31.9 3 15.0 12 44.4
 Cough 28 59.6 11 55.0 17 63.0
 Sputum 17 36.2 4 20.0 13 48.1
Cardiovascular       
 Chest discomfort* 14 29.8 3 15.0 11 40.7
 Palpitation 11 23.4 3 15.0 8 29.6
Ophthalmologic       
 Sore eyes 10 21.3 2 10.0 8 29.6
Dermatologic       
 Skin trouble 3 6.4 0 0.0 3 11.1
General symptom       
 Agitation 2 4.3 1 5.0 1 3.7
 Dizziness 16 34.0 5 25.0 11 40.7
 Headache 9 19.1 3 15.0 6 22.2
  1. *p < 0.05 by Chi-square test