Study type: Epidemiological study (observational study)

The Microwave Syndrome: A Preliminary Study in Spain. epidem.

Published in: Electromagn Biol Med 2003; 22 (2-3): 161-169

Aim of study (acc. to author)

A health survey was carried out in Murcia, Spain to evaluate the microwave syndrome in the vicinity of a cellular phone base station.

Endpoint/type of risk estimation

Type of risk estimation:



Exposure groups

Group Description
Group 1 average power density (distance < 150 m): 0.11 µW/cm²
Group 2 average power density (distance > 250 m): 0.01 µW/cm²


Study size

Type Value
Total 1,900
Participants 101
Statistical analysis method:

Conclusion (acc. to author)

The results showed significant correlation between reported severity of the symptoms and the measured power density.

Study funded by

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