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Comparative Assessment of Noise Sources in Two Residential Neighbourhoods in Benin City, Nigeria. (Published)

The study assessed sources of noise between two residential neighbourhood in Benin City, Nigeria using a cross-section survey. Mann-Whitney Test was employed to identify relative differences in noise sources between the locations. Results showed that prominent sources of noise across the two locations were those from generator and market activities, however with varying magnitude. However, the test results revealed statistically significant difference in noise sources from generator, market activities, vehicular across the two locations considered. Relevant measures for noise control actions necessary to mitigate noise pollution were identified.

Keywords: Mann-Whitney test, noise sources, residents