Ambient and at-the-ear occupational noise exposure and serum lipid levels

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Ambient and at-the-ear occupational noise exposure and serum lipid levels. / Arlien-Søborg, Mai C; Schmedes, Astrid S; Stokholm, Z A; Grynderup, M B; Bonde, J P; Jensen, C S; Hansen, Å M; Frederiksen, T W; Kristiansen, J; Christensen, K L; Vestergaard, J M; Lund, S P; Kolstad, H A.

In: International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health, Vol. 89, No. 7, 10.2016, p. 1087-1093.

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Arlien-Søborg, MC, Schmedes, AS, Stokholm, ZA, Grynderup, MB, Bonde, JP, Jensen, CS, Hansen, ÅM, Frederiksen, TW, Kristiansen, J, Christensen, KL, Vestergaard, JM, Lund, SP & Kolstad, HA 2016, 'Ambient and at-the-ear occupational noise exposure and serum lipid levels', International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health, vol. 89, no. 7, pp. 1087-1093. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00420-016-1145-3

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Arlien-Søborg, M. C., Schmedes, A. S., Stokholm, Z. A., Grynderup, M. B., Bonde, J. P., Jensen, C. S., ... Kolstad, H. A. (2016). Ambient and at-the-ear occupational noise exposure and serum lipid levels. International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health, 89(7), 1087-1093. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00420-016-1145-3

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Arlien-Søborg MC, Schmedes AS, Stokholm ZA, Grynderup MB, Bonde JP, Jensen CS et al. Ambient and at-the-ear occupational noise exposure and serum lipid levels. International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health. 2016 Oct;89(7):1087-1093. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00420-016-1145-3

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Arlien-Søborg, Mai C ; Schmedes, Astrid S ; Stokholm, Z A ; Grynderup, M B ; Bonde, J P ; Jensen, C S ; Hansen, Å M ; Frederiksen, T W ; Kristiansen, J ; Christensen, K L ; Vestergaard, J M ; Lund, S P ; Kolstad, H A. / Ambient and at-the-ear occupational noise exposure and serum lipid levels. In: International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health. 2016 ; Vol. 89, No. 7. pp. 1087-1093.

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title = "Ambient and at-the-ear occupational noise exposure and serum lipid levels",
abstract = "OBJECTIVES: Occupational and residential noise exposure has been related to increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Alteration of serum lipid levels has been proposed as a possible causal pathway. The objective of this study was to investigate the relation between ambient and at-the-ear occupational noise exposure and serum levels of total cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol, and triglycerides when accounting for well-established predictors of lipid levels.METHODS: This cross-sectional study included 424 industrial workers and 84 financial workers to obtain contrast in noise exposure levels. They provided a serum sample and wore portable dosimeters that every 5-s recorded ambient noise exposure levels during a 24-h period. We extracted measurements obtained during work and calculated the full-shift mean ambient noise level. For 331 workers who kept a diary on the use of a hearing protection device (HPD), we subtracted 10 dB from every noise recording obtained during HPD use and estimated the mean full-shift noise exposure level at the ear.RESULTS: Mean ambient noise level was 79.9 dB (A) [range 55.0-98.9] and the mean estimated level at the ear 77.8 dB (A) [range 55.0-94.2]. Ambient and at-the-ear noise levels were strongly associated with increasing levels of triglycerides, cholesterol-HDL ratio, and decreasing levels of HDL-cholesterol, but only in unadjusted analyses that did not account for HPD use and other risk factors.CONCLUSION: No associations between ambient or at-the-ear occupational noise exposure and serum lipid levels were observed. This indicates that a causal pathway between occupational and residential noise exposure and cardiovascular disease does not include alteration of lipid levels.",
author = "Arlien-S{\o}borg, {Mai C} and Schmedes, {Astrid S} and Stokholm, {Z A} and Grynderup, {M B} and Bonde, {J P} and Jensen, {C S} and Hansen, {{\AA} M} and Frederiksen, {T W} and J Kristiansen and Christensen, {K L} and Vestergaard, {J M} and Lund, {S P} and Kolstad, {H A}",
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T1 - Ambient and at-the-ear occupational noise exposure and serum lipid levels

AU - Arlien-Søborg, Mai C

AU - Schmedes, Astrid S

AU - Stokholm, Z A

AU - Grynderup, M B

AU - Bonde, J P

AU - Jensen, C S

AU - Hansen, Å M

AU - Frederiksen, T W

AU - Kristiansen, J

AU - Christensen, K L

AU - Vestergaard, J M

AU - Lund, S P

AU - Kolstad, H A

PY - 2016/10

Y1 - 2016/10

N2 - OBJECTIVES: Occupational and residential noise exposure has been related to increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Alteration of serum lipid levels has been proposed as a possible causal pathway. The objective of this study was to investigate the relation between ambient and at-the-ear occupational noise exposure and serum levels of total cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol, and triglycerides when accounting for well-established predictors of lipid levels.METHODS: This cross-sectional study included 424 industrial workers and 84 financial workers to obtain contrast in noise exposure levels. They provided a serum sample and wore portable dosimeters that every 5-s recorded ambient noise exposure levels during a 24-h period. We extracted measurements obtained during work and calculated the full-shift mean ambient noise level. For 331 workers who kept a diary on the use of a hearing protection device (HPD), we subtracted 10 dB from every noise recording obtained during HPD use and estimated the mean full-shift noise exposure level at the ear.RESULTS: Mean ambient noise level was 79.9 dB (A) [range 55.0-98.9] and the mean estimated level at the ear 77.8 dB (A) [range 55.0-94.2]. Ambient and at-the-ear noise levels were strongly associated with increasing levels of triglycerides, cholesterol-HDL ratio, and decreasing levels of HDL-cholesterol, but only in unadjusted analyses that did not account for HPD use and other risk factors.CONCLUSION: No associations between ambient or at-the-ear occupational noise exposure and serum lipid levels were observed. This indicates that a causal pathway between occupational and residential noise exposure and cardiovascular disease does not include alteration of lipid levels.

AB - OBJECTIVES: Occupational and residential noise exposure has been related to increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Alteration of serum lipid levels has been proposed as a possible causal pathway. The objective of this study was to investigate the relation between ambient and at-the-ear occupational noise exposure and serum levels of total cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol, and triglycerides when accounting for well-established predictors of lipid levels.METHODS: This cross-sectional study included 424 industrial workers and 84 financial workers to obtain contrast in noise exposure levels. They provided a serum sample and wore portable dosimeters that every 5-s recorded ambient noise exposure levels during a 24-h period. We extracted measurements obtained during work and calculated the full-shift mean ambient noise level. For 331 workers who kept a diary on the use of a hearing protection device (HPD), we subtracted 10 dB from every noise recording obtained during HPD use and estimated the mean full-shift noise exposure level at the ear.RESULTS: Mean ambient noise level was 79.9 dB (A) [range 55.0-98.9] and the mean estimated level at the ear 77.8 dB (A) [range 55.0-94.2]. Ambient and at-the-ear noise levels were strongly associated with increasing levels of triglycerides, cholesterol-HDL ratio, and decreasing levels of HDL-cholesterol, but only in unadjusted analyses that did not account for HPD use and other risk factors.CONCLUSION: No associations between ambient or at-the-ear occupational noise exposure and serum lipid levels were observed. This indicates that a causal pathway between occupational and residential noise exposure and cardiovascular disease does not include alteration of lipid levels.

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DO - 10.1007/s00420-016-1145-3

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VL - 89

SP - 1087

EP - 1093

JO - International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health

JF - International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health

SN - 0340-0131

IS - 7

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