Study type: Epidemiological study (observational study)

A survey study on some neurological symptoms and sensations experienced by long term users of mobile phones. epidem.

Published in: Pathol Biol (Paris) 2005; 53 (1): 30-34

Aim of study (acc. to author)

A survey study was conducted in Turkey to detect possible neurological symptoms and sensations experienced by users of mobile phones.

Endpoint/type of risk estimation

Type of risk estimation:

Exposure

Assessment

Exposure groups

Group Description
Reference group 1 no mobile phone use
Group 2 mobile phone use: 1 year
Group 3 mobile phone use: 2 years
Group 4 mobile phone use: 3 years
Group 5 mobile phone use: ≥ 4 years

Population

Study size

Type Value
Participants 695
Statistical analysis method:

Conclusion (acc. to author)

No evidence was found that the use of mobile phone caused dizziness, shaking in hands, speaking falteringly and neuro-psychological discomfort. Headache, forgetfulness, increase in the carelessness, decrease of reflex and clicking sound in the ears could be caused by the use of mobile phones.

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