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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
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Role:
Author
Journal:
Occupational and environmental medicine More from this journal
Volume:
68
Issue:
7
Pages:
518-524
Publication date:
2011-07-01
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EISSN:
1470-7926
ISSN:
1351-0711
Language:
English
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pubs:376168
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uuid:ca12f013-3fe0-42b0-bcfc-a262529f592a
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pubs:376168
Source identifiers:
376168
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2013-11-16

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