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Table 3 Frequency Distribution of Abnormal Physical Examination among Cutflower Farmers (N = 102)

From: Pesticide exposure, risk factors and health problems among cutflower farmers: a cross sectional study

Abnormal Physical Examination Normal Values/Normal Indices Number Percentage
Peak expiratory flow rate (PEFR) Obstructive or restricted lungs using spirometry; difficulty in respiration 90 88.2
Temperature Not within 36.5–37.5 degrees C 84 82.4
Throat Abnormal growths or lumps 59 57.8
Extremities Abnormal growth or lumps 50 49.0
Blood pressure Not within 120/80 mmHg for females; 90/60 for females 42 41.2
Eyes Abnormal growths or lumps, redness and tearing of the eye 37 36.3
Head Abnormal growth or lumps 27 26.5
Ears Abnormal growth or lumps 17 16.7
Neck Abnormal growth or lumps 17 16.7
Heart rate 600–100 beats per minute 16 15.7
Lungs Abnormal growth or lumps 4 3.9
Heart Abnormal murmurs and sounds with stethoscope 2 2.0
Abdomen Abnormal growth or lumps 2 2.0
Nose Abnormal growth or lumps, clogging, inflammation 1 1.0