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ID (ISN) del documento44564
Número CIS 85-1296
ISSN - Título de la serie 0096-1736 - Journal of Occupational Medicine
Año 1985
Número de serie
Autor(es) Lin R.S., Patricia P.H., Dischinger P.C., Conde J., Farrell K.P.
Título Occupational exposure to electromagnetic fields and the occurrence of brain tumors
Información bibliográfica June 1985, Vol.27, No.6, p.413-419. 41 ref.
Resumen Epidemiologic study based on death certificates of 951 white male Maryland (USA) residents who died of brain tumour in the period 1969-1982. Compared with the controls, the men employed in electricity-related occupations were found to experience a significantly higher proportion of primary brain tumours. An increase in the odd's ratio for brain tumours was found to be positively related to electromagnetic field (EMF) exposure levels. Furthermore, the mean age at death was found to be significantly younger among cases in the presumed high EMF exposure group. These findings suggest that EMF exposure may be associated with the pathogenesis of brain tumours, particularly in the promoting stage.
Descriptores (primarios) electricidad; cáncer cerebral; mortalidad; campos electromagnéticos
Descriptores (secundarios) encuesta epidemiológica; Estados Unidos
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
Tema(s) Radiaciones
Broad subject area(s)
Navegación por categoria(s) Diseases of the nervous system
Electromagnetic fields