Residence near high voltage facilities and risk of cancer in children.
To investigate whether residence before and after birth near 50 Hz high voltage installations increases a child's risk of cancer and whether irk correlates with the strength of the magnetic field.
Design-A population based case-control study
Subjects-1707 children under tie age of 15 with leukaemia, tumour of the central nervous system, or malignant lymphoma diagnosed in 1968-86 and 4788 children taken from the central population register.
Main outcome measures-Proximity before and after birth to existing or former 50-400 kV electrical transmission connections and substations and associated historical electromagnetic fields calculated on the basis of current load on line, phase ordering of line, and distance from the dwelling.
Mots-clés Pascal : Epidémiologie, Facteur risque, Enfant, Tumeur maligne, Tension électrique, Environnement, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Epidemiology, Risk factor, Child, Malignant tumor, Voltage, Environment, Human
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0001443
Code Inist : 002B30A01A2. Création : 199406.