Respondents suggest that being inside for extended periods of time has a negative effect on their health because of poor indoor air quality.
Americans are still concerned about indoor air quality and whether or not health issues contribute to being indoors for long periods of time, a recent report by R-Zero found
According to the report, 44 percent of respondents say that their physical health is negatively impacted by being indoors for long periods of time. In addition, 51 percent also said that their mental health is also negatively impacted by being indoors for long periods of time. They survey found that more Americans are worried about their health due to poor indoor air quality and have noticed multiple symptoms from being inside for extended periods of time. Symptoms include:
- Headaches (39 percent)
- Nose or throat irritation (33 percent)
- Fatigue (32 percent)
- Decreased productivity (25 percent)
- Dizziness (18 percent)