Socioeconomic status and environmental noise exposure in Montreal, Canada

@inproceedings{Dale2015SocioeconomicSA,
  title={Socioeconomic status and environmental noise exposure in Montreal, Canada},
  author={Laura Dale and Sophie Goudreau and St{\'e}phane Perron and Martina S. Ragettli and Marianne Hatzopoulou and Audrey Smargiassi},
  booktitle={BMC Public Health},
  year={2015}
}
BackgroundThis study’s objective was to determine whether socioeconomically deprived populations are exposed to greater levels of environmental noise.MethodsIndicators of socioeconomic status were correlated with LAeq24h noise levels estimated with a land-use regression model at a small geographic scale.ResultsWe found that noise exposure was associated with all socioeconomic indicators, with the strongest correlations found for median household income, proportion of people who spend over 30… CONTINUE READING

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