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Table 2 Commonly reported chronic diseases and health symptoms

From: The association of nuclear abnormalities in exfoliated buccal epithelial cells with the health status of different agricultural activities farmers in Peninsular Malaysia

  Farmers Controls
n = 39(%) n = 30(%)
Chronic Diseases
Hypertension 12(30.8) 5(16.7)
Diabetes Mellitus 2(5.1) 3(10.0)
Asthma 8(20.5) 2(6.7)
Gastric 11(28.2) 3(10.0)
Health-associated symptoms
Sore throat 7(17.9) 3(10.0)
Headache 14(35.9) 10(33.3)
Blurred vision 22(56.4) 10(33.3)
Insomnia 6(15.4) 1(3.3)
Eyes irritation 17(43.6) 7(23.3)
Runny nose 6(15.4) 1(3.3)
Numbness 23(59.0) 2(6.7)
Cough 17(43.6) 4(13.3)