Exposure to workplace noise and the risk of cardiovascular disease events and mortality among older adults.

@article{Gopinath2011ExposureTW,
  title={Exposure to workplace noise and the risk of cardiovascular disease events and mortality among older adults.},
  author={Bamini Gopinath and Aravinda Thiagalingam and Erdahl T. Teber and Paul Mitchell},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={53 6},
  pages={390-4}
}
BACKGROUND We aimed to examine whether cross-sectional (prevalence) and longitudinal relationships (5-year incidence and 10-year mortality) exist between workplace noise exposure and cardiovascular diseases (CVD). METHODS 2942 participants aged 55+years of the Blue Mountains Eye Study, Australia (1997-9 and 2002-4). Participants self-reported workplace noise exposure, hearing protector use and physician diagnosed CVD. CVD deaths were confirmed using the Australian National Death Index… CONTINUE READING

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