Mobile phone use and risk of glioma in adults: Study has many flaws

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.332.7548.1035-b (Published 27 April 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:1035
  1. L Lloyd Morgan, retired electronic engineer (bilovksy@aol.com)
  1. 2022 Francisco Street, Berkeley, CA 94709, USA

    EDITOR—In years past Hepworth et al's study would never have been published because a low participation rate would have been cause for rejection.1 With 51% of cases and 45% of the controls participating there is little reason to believe any of the reported results. There are additional flaws:

    • Controls were more affluent controls than cases

    • Non-participating controls were more likely …

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