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Cardiometabolic risks of exposure to different environmental noise sources in vulnerable population

Lubica Argalasova et al.
Used Parameters : BMI, PBF, WC, WHR,

Publication Year : 2017

Country : Slovakia

Journal : International Commission on Biological Effects of Noise(ICBEN)

The recent advances in research have pointed out a possible relationship between traffic noise, type 2 diabetes, and obesity. The study aims to examine the association between exposure to environmental noise sources and markers of obesity (body mass index, BMI), WC (waist circumference), WHR (waist/hip ratio), and percentage of body fat) in the sample of university students in Slovakia. The sample comprised of 484 university students (mean age 22.9±2 years, 25.6% males); 188 living in the dormitory exposed to road traffic noise …
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