75: The percentage of complaints to the Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources in Lagos that are noise-related.
578,000: The number of Tesla vehicles recalled due to issues regarding pedestrian warning sounds.
1/3: Percentage of surveyed British tinnitus suffers who “thought about their condition every hour, causing anxiety and sadness”
¹Footnotes: Lagos: thenationonlineng.net. Tesla: engadget.com. Tinnitus: uk.news.yahoo.com
Originally published in the February 14, 2022, edition of the This Week in Sound email newsletter tinyletter.com/disquiet.