Exposure to traffic noise and markers of obesity.

  title={Exposure to traffic noise and markers of obesity.},
  author={Andrei Pyko and Charlotta Eriksson and Bente Oftedal and Agneta M Hilding and Claes-G{\"o}ran {\"O}stenson and Norun Hjertager Krog and Bettina Julin and Gunn Marit Aasvang and G{\"o}ran Pershagen},
  journal={Occupational and environmental medicine},
  volume={72 8},
OBJECTIVES Limited evidence suggests adverse effects of traffic noise exposure on the metabolic system. This study investigates the association between road traffic noise and obesity markers as well as the role of combined exposure to multiple sources of traffic noise. METHODS In a cross-sectional study performed in 2002-2006, we assessed exposure to noise from road traffic, railways and aircraft at the residences of 5075 Swedish men and women, primarily from suburban and semirural areas of… CONTINUE READING


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