Table 2

Prevalence of hypertension among residents with exposure to equal energy and maximum levels of aircraft noise in Stockholm county

Noise exposurenHypertension%CrudeAdjusted
POR95% CIPOR2-15095% CI2-150
Equal energy:
 <55 dBA28213951411
 >55 dBA13827201.51.0 to 2.31.61.0 to 2.5
Maximum noise:
 <72 dBA28153931411
 >72 dBA14429201.61.0 to 2.41.81.1 to 2.8
  • 2-150 Prevalence odds ratio (95% CI) adjusted for age, sex, smoking, and education.