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Noise

  • By: John Walsh
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Noise is any generally undesired sound produced largely as a by-product of another physical activity. Although low levels of noise seem unavoidable and have little effect, sufficiently loud and/or persistent levels of noise can have serious negative impacts on human health ...

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