Abstract:OBJECTIVE:To estimate the prevalence of exposure to magnetic fi elds generated by transmission lines (TL) and characterize the exposed population.
METHODS:Information about TL in the metropolitan region of São Paulo, Southeastern Brazil, was provided by the electricity companies and mapped out using geographic information system (GIS). Demographic and socioeconomic data were obtained from the 2000 Census and added to the GIS in another layer. Households and their inhabitants that were located at a distance fro… Show more
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