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Evaluation of risk perception related with environmental noise among residents living in different vicinities of wind turbines
Author: Teneler, Asli Ata; and Hassoy, Hur
ABSTRACT – This cross-sectional study assessed residents’ risk perceptions and associated factors in three rural areas by administering a face-to-face questionnaire to 282 subjects. The association between the perception of risk related to wind turbines and related factors such as noise and annoyance was analysed. Outdoor A-weighted sound pressure levels were measured for all. According to regression analysis, age (B: −0.008, 95% CI: −0.015/−0.002), education (B: 0.415, 95% CI: 0.148/−0.682), noise level day (B: −0.040, 95% CI: −0.068/−0.013), noise annoyance indoors . . .More »
Author: Pierpont, Nina
I write to you at the request of Katarina Dea Zetko, who tells me the community of Senožeče is about to be surrounded by scores of industrial wind turbines. Evidently, 40 to 80 of them, as close as 800 m to people’s homes. In 2009 I published what was then the definitive study of health effects caused by wind turbine infrasound on people living within 2 km of industrial turbines. The book, titled “Wind Turbine Syndrome: A Report on a . . .More »