attitudinal assessment of community noise by S. A. Bush

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  • Noise pollution -- Public opinion.,
  • City noise -- Public opinion.,
  • Noise control -- Research.,
  • Social surveys -- United States.

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Other titlesA critique of selected noise-related attitudinal surveys., A questionnaire for assessing noise-related attitudes and responses in the community.
Statementby S.A. Bush, J.D. Case, L.C. Sutherland.
SeriesWyle research report -- WR 77-4
ContributionsCase, J. D., Sutherland, L. C., Levine, N., Wyle Laboratories.
LC ClassificationsTD893
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Pagination2 v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19500718M

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