Assessment of Noise Exposure to Children: Considerations for the National Children's Study.

  title={Assessment of Noise Exposure to Children: Considerations for the National Children's Study.},
  author={Susan Marie Viet and Michael Dellarco and Dorr G. Dearborn and Richard L. Neitzel},
  journal={Journal of pregnancy and child health},
  volume={1 1}
Evidence has been accruing to indicate that young children are vulnerable to noise in their physical environment. A literature review identified that, in addition to hearing loss, noise exposure is associated with negative birth outcomes, reduced cognitive function, inability to concentrate, increased psychosocial activation, nervousness, feeling of helplessness, and increased blood pressure in children. While increasing attention has been given to the health effects of noise in children… 

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