[Electromagnetic fields of a UMTS mobile phone base station and possible effects on health - results from an experimental field study].
Elektromagnetische Felder einer UMTS-Mobilfunkbasisstation und mögliche Auswirkungen auf die Befindlichkeit - eine experimentelle Felduntersuchung
Published in: Umweltmed Forsch Prax 2007; 12 (3): 171-180
Aim of study (acc. to author)
Over a period of three months (70 working days), a newly installed
base station was turned on or off after one, two or three days. 95 participants (67 men, 28 women, age: 26-62 years) reported their health status on each working day (in general before work start and before end of the working day) using an online questionnaire. In addition, they also appreciated on a daily basis whether the base station was turned on or off. Endpoint
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UMTS BTS signal
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Main outcome of study (acc. to author)
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