Study type: Epidemiological study (observational study)

The incidence rate and mortality of malignant brain tumors after 10 years of intensive cell phone use in Taiwan. epidem.

Published in: Eur J Cancer Prev 2013; 22 (6): 596-598

Aim of study (acc. to author)

The incidence rate and mortality of malignant brain tumors after 10 years of intensive mobile phone use were analyzed in Taiwan.

Endpoint/type of risk estimation

Type of risk estimation:

Exposure

Assessment

Population

Study size

Type Value
Total 23,000,000

Conclusion (acc. to author)

Taiwan is among the countries with the highest percentage of mobile phone users, with a subscribing rate of 116.6%.
10 years of observational data show that the intensive user rate of mobile phones has had no significant effect on the incidence rate or on the mortality of malignant brain tumors in Taiwan.
The authors conclude that no correlation was detected between the morbidity/mortality of malignant brain tumors and mobile phone use in Taiwan.

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