A meta-analysis on residential exposure to magnetic fields and the risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Published in: Rev Environ Health 2018 [in press]
Aim of study (acc. to author)
Endpoint/type of risk estimation
Reference group 1
distance between residence and power line: ≥ 200 m
distance between residence and power line: < 200 m
Reference group 3
magnetic flux density: ≤ 0.1 µT
magnetic flux density: > 0.1 µT
amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
1994 - 2013
Switzerland, Denmark, the Netherlands, Italy, Brasil
Statistical analysis method:
- heterogeneity test, fixed-effect model, Funnel plot
Conclusion (acc. to author)
Study funded by
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