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Table 3 Prevalence of respiratory symptoms among exposed and unexposed groups (N = 560)

From: Respiratory symptoms related to flour dust exposure are significantly high among small and medium scale flour mill workers in Ethiopia: a comparative cross-sectional survey

Work-related respiratory
Symptoms
Flour mill workers, N (%) Control group, N (%) P value
Cough 82 (29.3%) 23 (8.2%) < 0.0001
Productive cough 73 (26.1%) 5 (1.8%) < 0.0001
Phlegm 85 (30.4%) 30 (10.7%) < 0.0001
Chest illness 122 (43.6%) 22 (7.9%) < 0.0001
Dyspnea 94 (33.6%) 7 (2.5%) < 0.0001
  1. Keys: N number