Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health

Book : Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health

Author : * --

Language : English

Episode : Health-Safety-Environment

Publishing Location : Danimarka

ISSN : 0355-3140

Skin : 22-2

Period : bimonthly

Published Date : 1996

Publisher : Finnish Institute of Occupational Health

Document Type : Periodical

Book No : 1385

INDEX

CONTENTS - Supplement 2,1996
5 Abstract
6 Abbreviations
7 Introduction
7 Re vie w of the literature
7 Magnetic Fields
7 Definition
8 Power-line fields
8 Residential and occupational magnetic fields
9 Methods for exposure assessment
9 Residential studies
9 Distance
9 Wiring configuration codes
11 Calculated magnetic fields
11 Measured magnetic fields at home
11 Use of household electric appliances
11 Occupational studies
11 Job titles
12 Measured magnetic fields in the occupational setting
12 Suggested carcinogenic mechanisms
12 General epidemiology of leukemia
13 Classification
13 Descriptive epidemiology
13 Etiologic factors
13 Hereditary factors
14 Ionizing radiation
14 Chemicals
14 Cancer treatment
14 Smoking
14 Infectious agents
15 Residential magnetic fields and childhood cancer
15 Occupational magnetic fields and adult leukemia
18 Residential magnetic fields and adult leukemia
18 The Colorado study
19 The East Anglia study
19 The Washington study
20 The southeast England study
20 The northwest England and Yorkshire study
21 The Swedish study
21 Summary
21 Unresolved issues
21 Assessment of magnetic fields
21 Selection bias
22 Objectives of the present study
22 Material and methods
22 Sources of data
22 Central Population Register
22 Person data files
22 Register of buildings and individual premises
23 Power-line data
23 Finnish Cancer Registry
23 Population census of 1970
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24 Data collection and classification
24 Data collection process
25 Measures of exposure to magnetic fields of power lines
25 Calculation of magnetic flux densities
26 Annual average magnetic field
26 Cumulative exposure
26 Other exposure measures
27 Hypothetical connections between the exposure measures and leukemogenesis
27 Classification of leukemia
27 Classification of covariates
27 Surrogate measure of occupational magnetic fields
28 Municipality status
28 Other covariates
28 Definition of the subjects and leukemia cases
29 Statistical methods
29 Cohort analyses
29 Grouped data sets
30 Standardized incidence ratio analyses
30 Incidence rate ratio analyses
31 Case-cohort analyses
31 Results
31 Descriptive epidemiology of leukemia
31 Incidence rates
32 Covariates as determinants of leukemia risk
32 Summary
32 Risk of total leukemia by magnetic field exposure
32 Distribution of the leukemia cases by exposure
34 Overall effect of exposure
35 Multiplicative model with best fit
35 Other models of risk
35 Dependence of dose-response on time
36 Induction time
37 Effect of exposure duration
37 Reversibility of the effect
37 Summary
37 Risk of chronic lymphatic leukemia
37 Overall effect of exposure
38 Dependence of dose-response on time
38 Induction time
38 Effect of exposure duration
39 Reversibility of the effect
39 Summary
40 Risk of other types of leukemia
40 Discussion
40 Material and methods
40 Material
40 Coverage of the study cohort
41 Completeness of leukemia registration in Finland
41 Exposure assessment
42 Presence of confounding
42 Power of the study
42 Results
44 Concluding remarks
44 Summary
45 Acknowledgments
46 References 50 Appendices