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Table 4 Percentages and estimates of participants' health concerns per occupational group.

From: Perception of health risks of electromagnetic fields by MRI radiographers and airport security officers compared to the general Dutch working population: a cross sectional analysis

  Do EMF have health effects? (Number yes (%)) a How many Dutch people have health effects? (% above median)a What are the chances of getting health effects yourself? (mean (SD))°
  Working pop. Security officers MRI radiogr. Working pop. Security officers MRI radiogr Working pop. Security officers MRI radiogr.
Disease 3973 (70%) 73 (70%) 118 (61%) 26.23 35.63 11 2.23 (0.8) 2.71,3 (1.0) 2.0 (1.0)
Physical complaints 423 (75%) 78 (74%) 1611,2 (83%) 30.33 29.5 20.5 2.3 (0.8) 2.73 (1.0) 2.2 (1.1)
  1. a Pearson chi-square test; ° 5-point scale from "not" to "very high"
  2. Analyses of variances, 1 p < .05, significantly higher than working population, 2 p < .05, significantly higher than security officers, 3 p < .05, significantly higher than MRI radiographers