Residential proximity to power lines and risk of brain tumor in the general population.
Published in: Environ Res 2020; 185: 109473
Aim of study (acc. to author)
Endpoint/type of risk estimation
Type of risk estimation:
(odds ratio (OR))
Reference group 1
cumulative duration living < 50 m from power line: never
cumulative duration living < 50 m from power line: ever
cumulative duration living < 50 m from power line: > 5 years
cumulative duration living < 50 m from power line: > 10 years
cumulative duration living < 50 m from power line: > 15 years
Reference group 6
cumulative duration living in an exposure corridor: never
cumulative duration living in an exposure corridor: ever
cumulative duration living in an exposure corridor: > 5 years
cumulative duration living in an exposure corridor: > 10 years
cumulative duration living in an exposure corridor: > 15 years
≥ 16 years
June 2004 - May 2006
France (Gironde, Calvados, Manche, Hérault)
case:control = 1:2
273 cases and 546 controls for
gliomas; 217 cases and 434 controls for meningioma
Statistical analysis method:
conditional logistic regression
Conclusion (acc. to author)
Study funded by
La Ligue Nationale Contre le Cancer, Paris, France
Institut national de la santé et de la recherche médicale (INSERM), France
Association pour la Recherche sur le Cancer (ARC), France
Fondation de France
AFSSET (L'Agence française de sécurité sanitaire de l'environnement et du travail) France
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