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Table 3 Distribution of total (all sources) individual exposure at different places and times in a Swiss study sample (partly reprinted from [15]).

From: Conduct of a personal radiofrequency electromagnetic field measurement study: proposed study protocol

  Arithm. mean Minimum 5% quantile 25% quantile Median 75% quantile 95% quantile Maximum
Average (mW/m 2 ) 0.134 0.014 0.030 0.054 0.092 0.163 0.351 0.881
   - Daytime 0.164 0.014 0.034 0.070 0.127 0.209 0.445 1.063
   - Nighttime 0.076 0.003 0.005 0.014 0.028 0.086 0.245 1.367
   - Workday 0.134 0.013 0.027 0.055 0.096 0.170 0.353 0.776
   - Weekend 0.133 0.007 0.014 0.031 0.064 0.148 0.474 1.243
Time above 1 V/m (%) 0.453 0.016 0.046 0.134 0.255 0.509 1.201 8.442
   - Daytime 0.629 0.000 0.038 0.174 0.359 0.697 1.988 8.754
   - Nighttime 0.083 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.072 0.313 2.101
   - Workday 0.447 0.000 0.036 0.127 0.254 0.500 1.409 5.836
   - Weekend 0.458 0.000 0.000 0.052 0.157 0.365 1.714 14.958
Rate of change (mW/m 2 ) 1 0.128 0.011 0.025 0.060 0.102 0.172 0.299 0.484
   - Daytime 0.181 0.004 0.018 0.062 0.170 0.260 0.430 0.590
   - Nighttime 0.037 0.000 0.000 0.002 0.006 0.021 0.237 0.351
   - Workday 0.133 0.003 0.018 0.048 0.117 0.191 0.328 0.480
   - Weekend 0.117 0.000 0.004 0.018 0.054 0.189 0.413 0.812
  1. 1 ; m = measurement