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Table 3 The number of subjects with/without symptoms and the percentage (%) of these reporting perceived poor health (PPH).

From: The relations between symptoms, somatic and psychiatric conditions, life satisfaction and perceived health. A primary care based study

  Number* PPH % P-value
Symptoms Yes No Yes No  
Stomach pain 130 339 60.3 41.3 <0.0005
Back pain 218 251 59.0 35.5 <0.0001
Pain in arms, legs & joints 288 181 52.4 37.0 <0.005
Menstrual cramps 46 210 50.0 46.2 NS
Headaches 176 291 57.0 40.2 <0.001
Chest pain 100 368 66.7 41.0 <0.0001
Dizziness 133 333 64.9 39.3 <0.0001
Fainting spells 23 446 87.0 44.4 <0.0001
Palpitations 88 381 63.6 42.5 <0.001
Shortness of breath 86 383 65.1 42.3 <0.0005
Pain or problems during sexual intercourse 27 238 57.7 45.4 NS
Constipation, loose bowels, or diarrhoea 117 352 62.4 41.2 <0.0001
Nausea, gas, or indigestion 145 324 58.6 41.1 <0.001
Feeling tired or having low energy 263 206 62.6 26.2 <0.0001
Trouble sleeping 202 265 62.9 33.6 <0.0001
  1. * N not equal to 470 due to missing some values.