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Medication use in relation to noise from aircraft and road traffic in six European countries: results of the HYENA study.

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OBJECTIVES: Studies on the health effects of aircraft and road traffic noise exposure suggest excess risks of hypertension, cardiovascular disease and the use of sedatives and hypnotics. Our aim was to assess the use of medication in relation to noise from aircraft and road traffic. METHODS: This cross-sectional study measured the use of prescribed antihypertensives, antacids, anxiolytics, hypnotics, antidepressants and antasthmatics in 4,861 persons living near seven airports in six European...

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10.1136/oem.2010.058586

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Vigna-Taglianti, F More by this author
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Journal:
Occupational and environmental medicine
Volume:
68
Issue:
7
Pages:
518-524
Publication date:
2011-07-05
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EISSN:
1470-7926
ISSN:
1351-0711
URN:
uuid:ca12f013-3fe0-42b0-bcfc-a262529f592a
Source identifiers:
376168
Local pid:
pubs:376168

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