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Table 5 Percentage of days ill and Test statistics for MANCOVA

From: Effectiveness of alcohol-based hand disinfectants in a public administration: Impact on health and work performance related to acute respiratory symptoms and diarrhoea

symptom control intervention difference Χ2-test statistics p-values
common cold 2.78 2.07 - 0.71 7.040 0.008 *
sinusitis 0.12 0.34 + 0.22 1.024 0.312
sore throat 1.53 1.34 - 0.19 0.640 0.424
fever 0.31 0.25 - 0.05 4.352 0.037 *
cough 2.00 1.85 - 0.14 5.120 0.024 *
bronchitis 0.20 0.39 + 0.19 1.408 0.235
pneumonia 0.08 0.00 - 0.08 1.152 0.283
influenza 0.12 0.13 - 0.01 0.000 1.000
diarrhoea 0.92 0.11 - 0.82 3.200 0.074
  1. *statistically significant result (p < 0.05)