Schiphol en Gezondheid: Een Belevingsonderzoek in Abbenes, Rijsenhout en Zwanenburg (Schiphol and Health: A Perceptions Study in Abbenes, Rijsenhout and Zwanenburg)

by Lisa van Dorp, Robbin te Velde, James P. Kahan

RAND was asked to carry out a study of the subjective health perceptions and experiences of inhabitants of three towns in the area surrounding Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. The study aimed to address the emotional health issues of these inhabitants. It concluded that the health situation in the three towns was not homogeneous. Hence, the RAND researchers concluded that the "one size fits all" approach to solving the noise problems surrounding Schiphol falls short. Instead of a generic noise policy, more specific attention should be paid to the specific situation in each town.

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