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Table 3 Results of the meta-analyses by Hardell, Kundi, and Kurana including Interphone data (≥ 10 year latency)

From: Mobile phones and head tumours. The discrepancies in cause-effect relationships in the epidemiological studies - how do they arise?

tumours

 

all

ipsilateral

contralateral

astrocytomas I-IV

ref. 14, 66

(338/511):

1.2; 0.8-1.9

(n.s.):

2.0; 1.2-3.4

(n.s.):

1.1; 0.6-2.0

5

(233/330):

1.5; 1.2-1.8

(n.s.):

1.9; 1.4-2.4

-:

not analyzed

67

(233/330):

1.3; 1.1-1.6

(118/145):

1.9; 1.4-2.4

(93/150):

1.2; 0.9-1.7

neuromas

ref. 14, 66

(83/355):

1.3; 0.6-2.8

(53/167):

2.4; 1.1-5.3

(30/151):

1.2; 0.7-2.2

5

(67/311):

1.3; 0.95-1.9

(n.s.):

1.5; 1.1-2.5

-:

not analyzed

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67

(67/311):

1.3; 0.97-1.9

(41/152):

1.6; 1.1-2.4

(26/134):

1.2; 0.4-1.03

meningiomas

ref. 14, 66

(61/152):

1.3; 0.9-1.8

(20/46):

1.7; 0.99-3.1

(15/52):

1.0; 0.3-3.1

5

(116/320):

1.1; 0.8-1.4

(n.s.):

1.3; 0.9-1.9

-:

not analyzed

 

67

(116/320):

0.9; 0.7-1.3

(48/141):

1.1; 0.7-1.7

(36/164):

0.6; 0.4-1.03

  1. 95% s.s. data; n.s. = not specified