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Table 1 Odds ratios (OR) of the mixed-logistic cross-sectional analysis of baseline and follow-up data based on exposure categories

From: Symptoms in Swiss adolescents in relation to exposure from fixed site transmitters: a prospective cohort study

  n with symptoms / Medium exposure (>50th to ≤ 75th percentile)b High exposure (>75th percentile)b
  n total 50th perc [μW/m2] OR (95 % CI) crude OR (95 % CI) adjusteda 75th perc [μW/m2] OR (95 % CI) crude OR (95 % CI) adjusteda
headache
 broadcast transmitter 158/858 0.97 1.23 (0.59 to 2.56) 1.26 (0.60 to 2.63) 2.8 1.79 (0.86 to 3.70) 1.70 (0.82 to 3.54)
 total downlink 158/858 4.01 0.72 (0.34 to 1.52) 0.68 (0.32 to 1.45) 11.77 1.21 (0.59 to 2.48) 1.17 (0.57 to 2.38)
 total 158/858 6.08 1.23 (0.59 to 2.55) 1.22 (0.58 to 2.55) 14.19 1.29 (0.62 to 2.70) 1.19 (0.57 to 2.49)
tiredness
 broadcast transmitter 404/861 0.97 1.03 (0.59 to 1.81) 1.00 (0.57 to 1.75) 2.8 1.05 (0.60 to 1.86) 1.02 (0.58 to 1.81)
 total downlink 404/861 4.01 0.73 (0.42 to 1.27) 0.71 (0.41 to 1.24) 11.77 0.97 (0.56 to 1.69) 0.95 (0.55 to 1.65)
 total 404/861 6.08 0.69 (0.40 to 1.21) 0.68 (0.39 to 1.19) 14.19 0.91 (0.52 to 1.59) 0.88 (0.51 to 1.53)
lack of concentration
 broadcast transmitter 163/861 0.97 1.42 (0.73 to 2.76) 1.58 (0.81 to 3.06) 2.8 1.08 (0.54 to 2.15) 1.24 (0.62 to 2.48)
 total downlink 163/861 4.01 0.74 (0.37 to 1.44) 0.83 (0.42 to 1.63) 11.77 1.02 (0.52 to 2.01) 1.03 (0.53 to 2.00)
 total 163/861 6.08 0.89 (0.46 to 1.74) 1.04 (0.53 to 2.04) 14.19 0.85 (0.43 to 1.69) 0.88 (0.45 to 1.75)
exhaustibility
 broadcast transmitter 131/857 0.97 1.19 (0.66 to 2.14) 1.13 (0.63 to 2.03) 2.8 1.07 (0.59 to 1.94) 0.98 (0.54 to 1.78)
 total downlink 131/857 4.01 0.93 (0.52 to 1.66) 0.97 (0.54 to 1.74) 11.77 0.96 (0.54 to 1.74) 0.93 (0.52 to 1.66)
 total 131/857 6.08 0.99 (0.56 to 1.77) 1.03 (0.57 to 1.83) 14.19 0.88 (0.48 to 1.60) 0.84 (0.46 to 1.51)
lack of energy
 broadcast transmitter 155/860 0.97 1.19 (0.63 to 2.24) 1.12 (0.60 to 2.11) 2.8 1.09 (0.58 to 2.08) 0.97 (0.51 to 1.86)
 total downlink 155/860 4.01 0.70 (0.36 to 1.34) 0.66 (0.34 to 1.27) 11.77 1.10 (0.59 to 2.05) 1.04 (0.56 to 1.94)
 total 155/860 6.08 0.90 (0.48 to 1.70) 0.85 (0.45 to 1.63) 14.19 1.13 (0.60 to 2.12) 1.08 (0.58 to 2.01)
physical ill-being
 broadcast transmitter 280/862 0.97 0.95 (0.52 to 1.74) 0.83 (0.46 to 1.48) 2.8 0.93 (0.51 to 1.72) 0.84 (0.47 to 1.50)
 total downlink 280/862 4.01 0.97 (0.54 to 1.76) 1.02 (0.58 to 1.81) 11.77 1.39 (0.76 to 2.54) 1.38 (0.78 to 2.45)
 total 280/862 6.08 0.83 (0.46 to 1.51) 0.93 (0.52 to 1.64) 14.19 1.20 (0.66 to 2.18) 1.21 (0.68 to 2.13)
  1. a adjusted for age, sex, nationality, school level, physical activity, alcohol and education of parents
  2. b < =50th percentile as reference group