Martina Nicole Golini

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BACKGROUND the body of evidence on health effects of residential exposure to urban waste incinerators suggests association with reproductive outcomes and some cancers, but the overall evidence is still limited. OBJECTIVES we evaluated the impact of two incinerators on hospital admissions for respiratory and cardiovascular diseases in a cohort of people(More)
BACKGROUND aircraft noise has been associated with several health effects. Because of the great success of low-cost flights, small airports have been turned into international airports thus exposing nearby residents to an increase in noise levels and potential disturbances and health disorders. OBJECTIVE to estimate the exposure levels and evaluate the(More)
INTRODUCTION the Inverse probability weighting (IPW) is a methodology developed to account for missingness and selection bias caused by non-randomselection of observations, or non-random lack of some information in a subgroup of the population. OBJECTIVES to provide an overview of IPW methodology and an application in a cohort study of the association(More)
15 Background: The evidence on the health effects related to residing close to landfills is controversial. Nine landfills for municipal waste have been operating in the Lazio region (Central Italy) for several decades. We evaluated the potential health effects associated with contamination from landfills using the estimated concentration of hydrogen(More)
The population-based cohort study is the best design for assessing the possible health effects resulting fromliving in contaminated sites. The ERAS (Epidemiology,Waste disposal, Environment and Health) Project was established to study the health of people living in close proximity to urban solid waste treatment (RU) plants in Lazio. It was conducted using(More)
BACKGROUND The evidence on the health effects related to residing close to landfills is controversial. Nine landfills for municipal waste have been operating in the Lazio region (Central Italy) for several decades. We evaluated the potential health effects associated with contamination from landfills using the estimated concentration of hydrogen sulphide(More)
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