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Mold Avoiders Poll Results: Reactivity Changes

 

This poll was conducted in the Mold Avoiders group in May 2019. A total of 76 members participated.

The question and most frequent responses follow:

Which of the following best describes your experiences since starting mold avoidance? Please note that this question looks at the number of different things that you react to (including mold toxins, other toxins, chemicals, EMF’s, etc.), not how strong the reactions are. Please choose just one response. 

 

A total of 11 respondents said that they had not started mold avoidance yet.

 

A total of 53 participants said that they had been avoiding mold for more than one year. Of these individuals, the responses were as follows:

81% – I have been avoiding mold for more than one year and react to fewer things now than I did toward the beginning. (43 respondents)

19% – I have been avoiding mold for more than one year and have found myself reacting to more and more different things over time. (10 respondents)

0% – I have been avoiding mold for more than one year and and react to about the same number of things now as I did toward the beginning. (0 respondents)

 

A total of 12 participants said that they had been avoiding mold for less than one year. Of these individuals, the responses were as follows:

50% – I have been avoiding mold for less than one year and react to fewer things now than I did toward the beginning. (6 respondents)

25% – I have been avoiding mold for less than one year and react to about the same number of things now as I did toward the beginning. (3 respondents)

25% – I have been avoiding mold for less than one year and have found myself reacting to more and more different things over time. (3 respondents)

 

A collection of additional poll results can be found on the Living Clean in a Dirty World blog.

 

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