Background ELF Magnetic Fields in a Great Urban Area
Epidemiologic evidences about increasing of risk of tumoral pathology incidence for group of subjects exposed to ELF magnetic field levels greater than established thresholds (cut-off points) stress the importance of knowledge of exposure in different environments such as residences, working places, schools and, generally, public areas. In the great majority of epidemiologic studies1 these cutpoints were defined equal to 0.1 µT or 0.2 µT, which are considered threshold exposure level typical of group of population residing close to high voltage facilities.
KeywordsExposure Index Magnetic Field Exposure Collective Exposure High Voltage Transmission Line Magnetic Field Level
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