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Table 1 Frequency of responses regarding the presence of signs and symptoms for dysphonia and features the use of voice at work by teachers in the sample (n = 70)

From: Impact on quality of life in teachers after educational actions for prevention of voice disorders: a longitudinal study

Questions about Voice Yes n = 70 Total (%)
Signs and symptoms of vocal
Hoarseness in the last 6 months 36 51.42
Temporary loss of the voice 16 22.85
Breathlessness during speech 24 34.28
Realize that his/her voice is thin 9 12.85
Realize that his/her voice is thick 26 37.14
Realize that his/her voice is weak 27 38.57
Feeling the need to clear my throat 37 52.85
Feeling sore throat 29 41.42
Feeling tired when speaking 42 60.00
Feel your throat is dry 50 71.42
Characteristics of Use
Voice use intensely 48 68.57
Yelling too much 48 68.00