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Childhood cancer in relation to distance from high voltage power lines in England and Wales: a case-control study

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: (Published 02 June 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:1290

Associated with pregnancy?

The ‘home address at birth’ may be related to the address of
accommodation of the mothers during the pregnancy. While the research
shows that there seems to be relationship between leukaemia and the
‘exposure’ during the earliest period of the babies or even during the
time of the pregnancy, there might be difference in the age of the disease
onset between the cases which were ‘exposed’ and the cases which were

Competing interests:
None declared

Competing interests: No competing interests

03 June 2005
Wen Bin Liang
taking master of public health
Curtin University of Technology