Case-control study on occupational exposure to extremely low-frequency electromagnetic fields and glioma risk
Published in: Am J Ind Med 2017; 60 (5): 494-503
Aim of study (acc. to author)
Endpoint/type of risk estimation
Type of risk estimation:
(odds ratio (OR))
Reference group 1
cumulative exposure: < 2.33 µT-years
cumulative exposure: 2.33 - < 3.79 µT-years
cumulative exposure: 3.79 - < 5.55 µT-years
cumulative exposure: 5.55 - < 8.52 µT-years
cumulative exposure: ≥ 8.52 µT-years
Reference group 6
average exposure: < 0.11 μT
average exposure: 0.11 - < 0.13 μT
average exposure: 0.13 - < 0.18 μT
average exposure: 0.18 - < 0.27 μT
average exposure: ≥ 0.27 μT
Reference group 11
maximum exposed job: < 0.13 μT
maximum exposed job: 0.13 - < 0.16 μT
maximum exposed job: 0.16 - < 0.24 μT
maximum exposed job: 0.24 - < 0.60 μT
maximum exposed job: ≥ 0.60 μT
1997 - 2003, 2007 - 2009
Statistical analysis method:
year of diagnosis
Results (acc. to author)
Study funded by
Cancer och Allergifonden (Cancer and Allergy Foundation), Sweden
Cancerhjälpen (Cancerhelp), Sweden
Pandora Foundation, Germany
Kone Foundation, Finland
Mr Brian Stein
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