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Prospective evaluation of associations between hearing sensitivity and selected cardiovascular risk factors.
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PMID:  8585523     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The prospective decline of hearing sensitivity was evaluated in an occupational cohort of university blue collar workers in relation to age, gender, occupational and nonoccupational noise exposure, smoking, blood pressure, and cholesterol. Each of these were associated with loss of hearing sensitivity univariately. When controlling for age and historical noise exposure in a multiple regression model, systolic blood pressure and cholesterol level were independently associated with decline in auditory sensitivity.
L J Fuortes; S Tang; P Pomrehn; C Anderson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of industrial medicine     Volume:  28     ISSN:  0271-3586     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Ind. Med.     Publication Date:  1995 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-03-15     Completed Date:  1996-03-15     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8101110     Medline TA:  Am J Ind Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  275-80     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Preventive Medicine and Environmental Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Cardiovascular Diseases / epidemiology*
Hearing Loss / etiology*
Linear Models
Prospective Studies
Risk Factors

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