Association between Noise Pollution and Prevalent Ischemic Heart Disease.

  title={Association between Noise Pollution and Prevalent Ischemic Heart Disease.},
  author={Angel M Dzhambov and Donka D Dimitrova},
  journal={Folia medica},
  volume={58 4},
BACKGROUND Noise pollution is considered a risk factor for ischemic heart disease (IHD). Both are highly prevalent in Bulgaria, but their association has not been studied sufficiently. AIM The aim of the present study was to examine the risk of IHD associated with road traffic (Lden) and lifetime occupational noise exposure (LONE) in a Bulgarian sample. MATERIALS AND METHODS A cross-sectional survey was carried out among 513 residents of Plovdiv, Bulgaria. A questionnaire asked about doctor… CONTINUE READING

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