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Table 1 HYDE study population characteristics stratified by aircraft noise categories by sex sub-groups (Lden)

From: Saliva cortisol in relation to aircraft noise exposure: pooled-analysis results from seven European countries

 MALEFEMALE
LdenLden
< 50 dB(A)50–54 dB(A)55–59 dB(A)≥60 dB(A)N totalp(χ2) or p > F< 50 dB(A)50–54 dB(A)55–59 dB(A)≥60 dB(A)N totalp(χ2) or p > F
Age (mean ± SD)54.9 (13.0)54.1 (14.4)53.8 (14.6)55.9 (12.3)5550.60650.8 (13.7)52.7 (14.6)52.5 (15.7)54.6 (14.5)7450.083
BMI (mean ± SD)26.8 (4.0)26.7 (5.1)27.5 (5.0)27.4 (4.4)5550.36925.7 (5.2)25.6 (5.4)26.2 (5.8)27.0 (5.6)7450.066
Alcohol (units/week)1 0.006 0.370
 teetotaller5.42.55.27.0112 8.17.49.19.9257 
 1–715.014.29.414.629513.69.111.013.8354
 8–146.54.02.32.9874.24.03.03.8111
  > 142.52.22.34.0611.10.31.10.723
Smoker habits (units/day)1 0.650 0.417
 non-smoker11.511.27.912.8241 13.312.014.016.5415 
 exsmoker13.07.87.410.62158.13.94.86.4173
 0–102.91.41.81.8443.13.03.12.889
 11–201.31.11.31.4281.91.21.31.947
  > 200.71.40.91.8270.50.80.90.521
Education1 0.515 0.098
 1st qrt10.87.86.911.4204 6.77.48.39.8240 
 2nd qrt5.23.23.84.3925.93.64.07.1154
 3rd qrt4.54.52.76.31004.84.03.94.6129
 4rd qrt8.87.46.06.51599.45.87.96.7222
Physical activity1 0.596 0.003
 No or little14.411.59.916.0288 12.610.214.017.9407 
 Regular15.011.49.412.426714.210.610.210.3338
Total163127107158555200155180210745
  1. 1 Percentage of participants