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Table 2 Proportions of persons reporting health issues

From: Health issues and healthcare utilization among adults who reported exposure to tear gas during 2020 Portland (OR) protests: a cross-sectional survey

Health issues categories Number of persons expressing health issuesb Change from immediate to delayed issues
Either immediate or with a delay Immediately Delayed
n % n % n % n %
Any physical or psychological health issues 2116 93.8 2105 93.3 1944 86.1 −161 −7.6
Any physical health issuesa 2114 93.7 2105 93.3 1823 80.8 − 282 −13.4
 Eyes 2001 88.7 1995 88.4 594 26.3 − 1401 −70.2
 Nose 1802 79.8 1790 79.3 437 19.4 − 1353 −75.6
 Mouth 1542 68.3 1510 66.9 378 16.7 − 1132 −75.0
 Lungs and/or Chest 1674 74.2 1569 69.5 1063 47.1 − 506 −32.2
 Skin 1312 58.1 1238 54.9 495 21.9 − 743 −60.0
 Gastrointestinal 808 35.8 453 20.1 638 28.3 + 185 + 40.8
 Head 920 40.8 610 27.0 626 27.7 + 16 + 2.6
 Menstrualc, d 899 54.5 N/A   899 54.5 N/A  
Psychological health issues 1635 72.4 N/A   1635 72.4 N/A  
  1. N/A not applicable
  2. a Total count for the delayed physical issues includes menstrual health/breast/chest health
  3. b Denominator was 2257 for any health issues, except 1650 for menstrual health
  4. c Excludes cisgender men/males and transgender women
  5. d For details for each menstrual/breast/chest health change, see Table 4 and Additional file 1
  6. p < 0.01 for the change