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  1. Risk of cancer in Finnish children living close to power lines.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective

    To investigate the risk of cancer in children living close to overhead power lines with magnetic fields of >=0.01 microteslas (muT).

    Design-Cohort study

    Setting-The whole of Finland.

    Subjects-68 300 boys and 66 500 girls aged 0-19 years living during 1970:89 within 500 m of overhead power lines of 110-400 kV in magnetic fields calculated to be >=0.01 muT.

    Subjects were identified by record linkages of nationwide registers.

    Main outcome measures-Numbers of observed cases in follow up for cancer and standardised incidence ratios for all cancers and particularly for nervous system hours, leukaemia, and lymphoma.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Epidémiologie, Facteur risque, Enfant, Tumeur maligne, Environnement, Champ magnétique, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Epidemiology, Risk factor, Child, Malignant tumor, Environment, Magnetic field, Human

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0001444

    Code Inist : 002B30A01A2. Création : 199406.