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TITLE Effects of noise on sleep and health   04@14n.pdf (1.25 MB)
Title in the original language Over de invloed van geluid op de slaap en de gezondheid  04@14n.pdf (1.25 MB)
Document ID LIB368
Document type Scientific advisory body opinion/advice
Issue date 26/06/1905
Document reference 2004/14
Original language of the document Dutch
Document produced by Health Council of the Netherlands
Scientific domains
Policy domains
  • Health

DOCUMENT TEXT

Short description  Sleep is very important. It is therefore understandable that unintentional noise-related disturbance of sleep is a serious problem. Since it is not always easy to reduce disturbing noise, which is frequently associated with activities that are of value to the community at large, such as travel and transport, a debate has arisen regarding the health and wellbeing implications of sleep disturbance by environmental noise.
Short description in the original language  Over de invloed van geluid op de slaap en de gezondheid
Abstract (focusing on the key recommendations)  Why this report?
Sleep is very important. It is therefore understandable that unintentional noise-related disturbance of sleep is a serious problem. Since it is not always easy to reduce disturbing noise, which is frequently associated with activities that are of value to the community at large, such as travel and transport, a debate has arisen regarding the health and well-being implications of s ...

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Abstract in the original language (focusing on the key recommendations)  Waarom dit advies?
Slaap is van groot belang voor de mens. Het is dus begrijpelijk dat onbedoelde beïnvloeding van de slaap door geluid een serieus probleem is. Aangezien het storende geluid niet altijd eenvoudig te reduceren is en veelal door maatschappelijk wenselijk geachte activiteiten, zoals verkeer, wordt veroorzaakt, is er een discussie ontstaan over de betekenis van slaapverstoring door om ...

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