Road traffic noise and annoyance--an increasing environmental health problem.

  title={Road traffic noise and annoyance--an increasing environmental health problem.},
  author={G{\"o}sta Bluhm and Emma Nordling and Niklas Berglind},
  journal={Noise & health},
  volume={6 24},
Traffic noise, which is steadily increasing, is considered to be an important environmental health problem. The aim of this study was to estimate the degree of annoyance and sleep disturbance related to road traffic noise in residential settings in an urban community. The study is based on a questionnaire on environmentally related health effects distributed to a stratified random sample of 1000 individuals, 19-80 years old, in a municipality with heavy traffic in the county of Stockholm. The… CONTINUE READING
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