Table 3: Dampness/mold in the home or workplace of study participants ( ).

Home Exposure (%)

Q. 1 Water damage since Hurricane Katrina
 Yes180 (34.5)
 No324 (62.2)
 Mean number of months exposed to water damage9.1
Q. 2 Musty odor since Katrina
 Yes143 (27.4)
 No354 (67.8)
 Mean number of months exposed to musty odor9.6
Q. 3 Mold or mildew observed since Katrina
 Yes156 (29.8)
 No351 (67.0)
 Mean number of months observing mold or mildew10.0

Workplace

Q. 4 Mold or mildew observed since Hurricane Katrina
 Yes98 (18.7)
 No369 (70.6)
 Mean number of months mold/mildew observed14.1
Q. 5 Ever worked in an occupation regularly exposed to mold
 Yes59 (11.9)
 No367 (74.0)
 Mean number of months working in occupation with mold15.2

Dampness index

  (1) answered yes to 1 question103 (19.5)
  (2) answered yes to 2 questions86 (16.3)
  (3) answered yes to 3 questions80 (15.1)
  (4) answered yes to 4 questions19 (3.6)
  (5) answered yes to all 5 questions9 (1.7)
 Mean Months exposed to any of the dampness indicators13.3

not equaling 529 are due to missing data.