Study overviews

Epidemiological studies on power frequency fields (50/60 Hz)

506 studies in total
  1. 97 studies
  2. 81 studies
  3. 79 studies
  4. 78 studies
  5. 64 studies
  6. 59 studies
  7. 59 studies
  8. 59 studies
  9. 59 studies
  10. 30 studies
Authors Year Study type Study group Observation period Study location Endpoints Parameters
Hug K et al. 2010 case-control study children, 0–14 years July 1988 - June 1993, October 1992 - September 1994 Germany acute leukemia, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, CNS tumor, neuroblastoma, Wilms tumor, bone tumor, and soft tissue sarcoma magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, occupational
Schüz J et al. 2001 case-control study children, 0–14 years a) October 1992 - September 1994, b) January 1990 - September 1994 West Germany acute leukemia, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, inhouse wiring, residential
Malagoli C et al. 2010 case-control study children, 0–13 years 1986 - 2007 Italy acute lymphoblastic leukemia, all types of leukemia, all malignant neoplasms of the lymphatic and hematopoietic tissue magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, residential
Skinner J et al. 2002 case-control study children, 0–14 years 1992 - 1996 UK acute lymphoblastic leukemia, childhood brain/CNS tumor magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, residential
UK Childhood Cancer Study Investigators 2000 case-control study children, 0–14 years 01/1991 - 12/1994 in Scotland, 4/1992 - 12/1994 in Wales and England, 1995 for leukemia and Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, 1996 for leukemia UK acute lymphoblastic leukemia, total leukemia, cancer of central nervous system, other malignant disease magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, residential
UK Childhood Cancer Study Investigators 1999 case-control study children, 0–14 years 01/1991 - 12/1994 in Scotland, 4/1992 - 12/1994 in Wales and England, 1995 for leukemia and Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, 1996 for leukemia UK acute lymphoblastic leukemia, total leukemia, cancer of central nervous system, other malignant diseases magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, inhouse wiring, residential
Tomenius L 1986 case-control study children, 0–18 years 1958 - 1973 Sweden all childhood cancer magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, residential
Wertheimer N et al. 1995 case-control study children, 0–14 years 1976 - 1983 USA all childhood cancer magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, underground cable, residential
Kuijten RR et al. 1992 case-control study children, 0–14 years 1980 - 1986 USA astrocytoma electric field, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, occupational, also other exposures without EMF
Preston-Martin S et al. 1996 case-control study men, women, children, children in utero, 0–19 years 1984 - 1991 USA astrocytoma, glioma, primitive neuroectodermal tumor, other brain tumor types magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, electric blanket, other domestic appliance, personal
Li P et al. 2009 case-control study children in utero, 0–14 years 1982 - 2002 Canada astroglial tumor, primitive neuroectodermal tumor, ependymoma, other gliomas and other intracranial neoplasms magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, occupational
Cordier S et al. 2001 case-control study children 1976 - 1994 Australia, Israel, France, Italy, Spain, USA astroglial tumor, primitive neuroectodermal tumor, other glial tumors magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, occupational, also other exposures without EMF
McKean-Cowdin R et al. 1998 case-control study men, women, children, 0–18 years 1984 - 1991 USA astroglial tumor, primitive neuroectodermal tumors electric field, low frequency, electrical substation, 50/60 Hz, occupational, also other exposures without EMF
Wilkins 3rd JR et al. 1996 case-control study men, women, children, 0–20 years 1975 - 1982 USA childhood brain/CNS tumor electric field, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, high volt./current device/welder, occupational
Gurney JG et al. 1996 case-control study men, women, children, 0–19 years 1989 - 1994 USA childhood brain/CNS tumor magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, other domestic appliance, residential, personal
Preston-Martin S et al. 1996 case-control study children, 0–19 years January 1984 - June 1991 USA childhood brain/CNS tumor magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, electric blanket, other domestic appliance, residential
McCredie M et al. 1994 case-control study children, children in utero, 0–14 years 1985 - 1989 Australia childhood brain/CNS tumor magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, electric blanket, other domestic appliance, personal, also other exposures without EMF
Wilkins 3rd JR et al. 1988 case-control study men, women, children, 0–19 years 1959 - 1978 USA childhood brain/CNS tumor electric field, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, occupational
Mezei G et al. 2008 meta-analysis children, 0–20 years 1950 - 2002 USA, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark, UK, Germany, Taiwan, Japan childhood brain/CNS tumor magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, residential
Saito T et al. 2010 case-control study children, 0–14 years May 1999 - September 2002 Japan childhood brain/CNS tumor magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, residential
Kheifets L et al. 2010 pooled analysis children, 0–15 years 1960 - 2001 USA, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark, UK, Germany, Japan childhood brain/CNS tumor magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, residential
Crespi CM et al. 2016 case-control study children, 0–15 years 1986 - 2008 USA childhood leukemia, childhood brain/CNS tumor magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, residential
Feychting M et al. 2000 cohort study children, 0–14 years 1976 - 1993 Sweden childhood leukemia, childhood brain/CNS tumor, all childhood cancer magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, occupational
Sorahan T et al. 1999 case-control study children in utero, 0–15 years 1953 - 1981 UK childhood leukemia, childhood brain/CNS tumor, all childhood cancer RF field, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, occupational
Savitz DA et al. 1990 case-control study children, 0–14 years 1976 - 1983 USA childhood leukemia, childhood brain/CNS tumor, all childhood cancer magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, electric blanket, other domestic appliance, personal