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Table 4 RF measurement mean values for different frequency bands (V/m) according to regression order statistics method (Besançon and Lyon, France, 2005-2006, 377 participants) (reprinted from [21]).

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

  n° of measurements FM Tetrapol TV 4&5 GSM Tx GSM Rx DCS Tx DCS Rx DECT UMTS Tx UMTS Rx WiFi Total field
Total 2,493,211 0.044 0.005 0.016 0.013 0.018 0.012 0.015 0.037 0.036 0.037 0.038 0.201
Area              
   Besançon 1,221,716 0.052 0.001 0.016 0.011 0.014 0.006 0.011 0.032 0.045 0.050 0.052 0.201
   Lyon 1,271,495 0.036 0.008 0.016 0.016 0.022 0.018 0.020 0.041 0.020 0.034 0.020 0.202
Place of residence              
   urban 625,140 0.071 0.002 0.019 0.010 0.028 0.017 0.025 0.038 0.044 0.031 0.046 0.231
   periurban 1,272,213 0.039 0.008 0.015 0.014 0.016 0.011 0.014 0.038 0.038 0.040 0.037 0.201
   rural 595,858 0.013 0.005 0.012 0.015 0.009 0.010 0.006 0.034 0.019 0.050 0.042 0.156
Time period              
   day 1,657,991 0.044 0.004 0.014 0.017 0.018 0.013 0.017 0.037 0.030 0.036 0.036 0.204
   night 835,220 0.045 0.040 0.026 0.006 0.018 0.010 0.012 0.037 0.050 0.043 0.040 0.197
Age category              
   youths 727,878 0.039 0.001 0.015 0.017 0.019 0.014 0.014 0.035 0.040 0.033 0.028 0.188
   adults 1,765,333 0.047 0.007 0.016 0.012 0.018 0.011 0.016 0.038 0.037 0.039 0.042 0.206
Microenvironment              
   home 1,577,162 0.045 0.008 0.022 0.010 0.017 0.010 0.012 0.041 0.044 0.044 0.037 0.200
   workplace 543,868 0.047 0.005 0.014 0.014 0.017 0.014 0.021 0.030 0.025 0.040 0.043 0.205
   transportation 187,699 0.044 0.005 0.012 0.030 0.027 0.024 0.024 0.025 0.027 0.033 0.040 0.215
walk 37,706 0.062 0.007 0.012 0.020 0.035 0.022 0.035 0.032 0.030 0.028 0.042 0.233
bicycle, motorcycle 8,310 0.044 0.023 0.019 0.023 0.035 0.027 0.029 0.026 0.070 0.029 0.040 0.227
car 120,378 0.037 0.005 0.012 0.031 0.026 0.022 0.022 0.024 0.025 0.038 0.039 0.204
bus, tramway 14,390 0.055 0.002 0.017 0.034 0.028 0.040 0.024 0.020 0.004 0.027 0.042 0.238
train,underground 6,915 0.050 0.001 0.011 0.071 0.017 0.034 0.019 0.030 0.084 0.043 0.053 0.257
others 184,482 0.036 0.007 0.008 0.021 0.025 0.018 0.016 0.028 0.012 0.024 0.033 0.192