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Auditory and non-auditory effects of noise on health
Noise is pervasive in everyday life and can cause both auditory and non-auditory health effects. Noise-induced hearing loss remains highly prevalent in occupational settings, and is increasinglyExpand
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Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 301 acute and chronic diseases and injuries in 188 countries, 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global
Background Up-to-date evidence about levels and trends in disease and injury incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability (YLDs) is an essential input into global, regional, and nationalExpand
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Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 79 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks in 188 countries, 1990–2013: a systematic
'The challenge for governments and the health development community more broadly is to heed this knowledge about the comparative effect of health risks...'
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Context change and travel mode choice : Combining the habit discontinuity and self-activation hypotheses
The habit discontinuity hypothesis states that when a context change disrupts individuals' habits, a window opens in which behavior is more likely to be deliberately considered. The self-activationExpand
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The prevalence of ear, nose and throat problems in the community: results from a national cross-sectional postal survey in Scotland.
OBJECTIVE To assess the prevalence of ear, nose and throat (ENT) symptoms experienced by individuals living in Scotland, and their use of GP or hospital services for these problems. METHODS AExpand
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Hearing in Middle Age: A Population Snapshot of 40- to 69-Year Olds in the United Kingdom
Objectives: To report population-based prevalence of hearing impairment based on speech recognition in noise testing in a large and inclusive sample of U.K. adults aged 40 to 69 years. The presentExpand
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The prevalence and type of social noise exposure in young adults in England.
There have been several recent reports on the potential risk to hearing from various types of social noise exposure. However, there are few population-based data to substantiate a case for concern.Expand
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Teachers' and Students' Beliefs Regarding Aspects of Language Learning
The similarities and dissimilarities between teachers' and students' conceptions of language learning were addressed through a questionnaire survey concerning the nature and methods of languageExpand
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Environmental constraints on health: listening to children's views
Children are major users of their local environments yet they are largely excluded from discussions about transport, planning and environmental health, and may be seen only as 'problems' orExpand
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Life-course influences on health in British adults: effects of socio-economic position in childhood and adulthood.
BACKGROUND Little evidence exists on the role of socio-economic position (SEP) in early life on adult disease other than for cardiovascular mortality; data is often retrospective. We assess whetherExpand
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