Aircraft noise and cardiovascular disease near Heathrow airport in London: small area study.

  title={Aircraft noise and cardiovascular disease near Heathrow airport in London: small area study.},
  author={Anna L Hansell and Marta Blangiardo and L{\'e}a Fortunato and Sarah Floud and Kees de Hoogh and Daniela Fecht and Rebecca Elisabeth Ghosh and Helga Elvira Laszlo and Clare Pearson and Linda Beale and Sean Beevers and John Gulliver and Nicky Best and Sylvia Richardson and Paul Elliott},
OBJECTIVE To investigate the association of aircraft noise with risk of stroke, coronary heart disease, and cardiovascular disease in the general population. DESIGN Small area study. SETTING 12 London boroughs and nine districts west of London exposed to aircraft noise related to Heathrow airport in London. POPULATION About 3.6 million residents living near Heathrow airport. Risks for hospital admissions were assessed in 12 110 census output areas (average population about 300 inhabitants… CONTINUE READING


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