TABLE A5-11 Residential Electric-and Magnetic-Field Exposure and Adult Cancer: Results

Study

Exposure Description

Number of Cases

Number of Controls

Crude ORa

Adjusted 95% CIb

Potential Confounders Addressedc

Wertheimer and Leeper 1892

Wire codes:

 

 

 

 

Sex, age, socioeconomic status, onset age, urban exposure

 

VHCCd

108

74

2.2

1.5-3.2

 

 

OHCCe

330

298

1.7

1.2-2.2

 

 

OLCCf

642

659

1.5

1.1-1.9

 

 

End poleg

99

148

 

 

 

a Odds ratio calculated without consideration of possible confounders (ratio of exposed to unexposed cases divided by the ratio of exposed to unexposed controls).

b 95% confidence intervals for the odds ratio calculated without consideration of possible confounders.

c Includes all factors considered as potential confounders whether or not statistical adjustments were made for them.

d VHCC, very high current configuration.

e OHCC, ordinary high current configuration.

f OLCC, ordinary low current configuration.

g End pole, very low current configuration.



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