Risk factors for pediatric tumors of the central nervous system: results from a German population-based case-control study.
Published in: Med Pediatr Oncol 2001; 36 (2): 274-282
Aim of study (acc. to author)
Endpoint/type of risk estimation
Type of risk estimation:
(odds ratio (OR))
Reference group 1
exposure to residential magnetic fields, median of 24h-measurement: < 0.2 µT
exposure to residential magnetic fields, median of 24h-measurement: ≥ 0.2 µT
Reference group 3
exposure to residential magnetic fields, median during night: < 0.2 µT
exposure to residential magnetic fields, median during night: ≥ 0.2 µT
Reference group 5
maternal use of electric blankets during pregnancy: no
maternal use of electric blankets during pregnancy: yes
July 1988 - June 1993 in Lower Saxony, October 1992 - September 1994 in West-Germany
Germany (former Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany))
Statistical analysis method:
conditional logistic regression
degree of urbanization
Conclusion (acc. to author)
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