Table 3

Laterality: self-report (after 6 months) to recorded

Self-reportRecorded (mean % (SD) of total call time)
N (%)*Right sideLeft sideAway from the head†
Mainly right side30 (53.6)70.7 (25.5)16.3 (23.1)13.0 (17.5)
Mainly left side23 (41.1)18.8 (16.7)66.2 (20.4)15.1 (14.6)
Both sides3 (5.4)52.2 (34.2)32.2 (30.4)15.6 (12.7)
  • *Only phone models included that accurately performed in the laterality tests.

  • †The mobile phone was not near the head during a voice call, for example, hands-free device usage, answering/ending a call.