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ID (ISN) del documento46727
Número CIS 86-1534
ISSN - Título de la serie 0003-9896 - Archives of Environmental Health
Año 1986
Número de serie
Autor(es) Flodin U., Fredriksson M., Axelson O., Persson B., Hardell L.
Título Background radiation, electrical work, and some other exposures associated with acute myeloid leukemia in a case-referent study
Información bibliográfica Mar.-Apr. 1986, Vol.41, No.2, p.77-84. 41 ref.
Resumen Case-referent study involving 59 cases and 354 referents. Information on exposure was collected through mailed questionnaires. The possible effect of background radiation was evaluated by means of a gamma radiation index (based on time spent in concrete buildings both at home and at work). In the 20-54-year-old age group there was an association between leukaemia morbidity and index of background radiation. X-ray treatment and electrical work were also associated with increased rate ratios. With regard to other exposures, only styrene appeared as a risk factor.
Descriptores (primarios) radiación ionizante; electricidad; leucemia mieloide crónica; radiación gamma; campos eléctricos
Descriptores (secundarios) encuesta epidemiológica
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
Tema(s) Radiaciones
Broad subject area(s) Medicina del trabajo, epidemiología
Navegación por categoria(s) Leucemia
Electromagnetic fields
Ionizing radiation
Electricidad