The effect of wind turbine noise on sleep and quality of life: A systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies

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From Science Direct — Environment International — Volume 82 – September 2015

Igho J. Onakpoyaa and Carl J. Heneghana — University of Oxford, Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, New Radcliffe House, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Oxford OX2 6GG, United Kingdom

Jack O’Sullivan –Department of Health Sciences and Medicine, Bond University, Gold Coast, Queensland 4229, Australia

Matthew J. Thompson — Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195-4696, USA

Received 16 September 2014, Revised 27 April 2015, Accepted 30 April 2015, Available online 16 May 2015

• Our results suggest that the odds of being annoyed appear significantly increased by wind turbine noise.
• Wind turbine noise significantly increases the odds of experiencing sleep disturbance.
• Noise generated by wind turbines appears to correlate with lower quality of life scores.
• Community preferences should be a priority during construction of new wind turbines.
• Objective outcome measures which separate…

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About Dougal Quixote

Slightly mad. Always believes a cup is half full so continues to tilt at Wind Turbines and the politicians that seem to believe it is their god given right to ruin Scotland for a pot of fool's gold.
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