آلودگی صوتی و تأثیرات بهداشتی

گراوندی, سحر and تکدستان, افشین and زلقی, الهه and وثوقی, مهدی and محمدی, محمدجواد and ساکی, حامد and نعیم آبادی, ابوالفضل (1393) آلودگی صوتی و تأثیرات بهداشتی. Jundishapur Journal of Health Sciences ــ 7 (1). pp. 1-5. شاپا 2252-0627


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Noise Pollution and Health Effects

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Background: Noise pollution is of particular importance due to the physical and psychological effects on humans. Noise is a stressor that affects the autonomic nervous system and the endocrine system. Noise is also a threat to marine and terrestrial ecosystems. Health risks from noise are correlated with road traffic. In other words, noise health effects are the health consequences of elevated sound levels..bjectives: This study aims to determine the effect of noise pollution (near roadways) on health issues in Ahvaz, Iran..aterials and Methods: In this cross-sectional study, equivalent sound pressure level were measured by sound level meters TES-1353 in 75 locations around 4 roadways, which had a high load of traffic in Ahvaz City during day time. During the study, 820 measurements were recorded at measuring stations, for 7 days per week with 1-hour interval between each measurement. Statistical analysis was carried out by SPSS software..esults: According to the research findings, the equivalent sound pressure levels in all stations were 76.28 ± 3.12 dB (Mean ± SD). According to sound measurements and the survey questionnaire, noise pollution is higher than EPA (US Environmental Protection Agency) and Iran standard level. Based on result of this study the worst noise health effects were the nervousness and sleep quality during 2012. Conclusions: According to the results of this study, with increasing load of traffic, there is an increasing need for proper consideration plans to control noise pollution and prevent its effects

Item Type:Article
زبان سند : انگلیسی
نویسنده اول :سحر گراوندی
نویسنده :مهدی وثوقی
نویسنده مسئول :محمدجواد محمدی
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کلیدواژه ها (انگلیسی):Noise; Health Impact Assessment; Sound
Subjects:WA Public Health > WA 30 Social, Economic, and Environmental factor in public health
WA Public Health > WA 30 Social, Economic, and Environmental factor in public health
Divisions:Faculty of Health > Department of Environmental health
ID Code:8943
Deposited By: Dr Mehdi Vosoughi Niri
Deposited On:07 May 1396 06:36
Last Modified:09 Oct 1400 10:14

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