Study type: Epidemiological study (observational study)

Association between electromagnetic field exposure and abortion in pregnant women living in Tehran. epidem.

Published in: Int J Reprod Biomed (Yazd) 2016; 14 (5): 347-354

Aim of study (acc. to author)

A study was conducted in Iran to investigate the association between radiofrequency electromagnetic field exposure and abortion.

Further details

Remark EMF-Portal: There are some inconsistences in data on sample size between text and tables.

Endpoint/type of risk estimation

Type of risk estimation: (odds ratio (OR))

Exposure

Assessment

Population

Study size

Type Value
Total 475
Participants 413
Statistical analysis method:

Conclusion (acc. to author)

No consistent significant association between radiofrequency electromagnetic field exposure and abortion was observed.
The authors conclude that the results may provide no strong or consistent evidence for an association between electromagnetic field exposure and abortion.

Limitations (acc. to author)

The study is limited by its small sample size.

Study funded by

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