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- Schwartz, Joel D., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Climatic change 2016 v.136 no.3-4 pp. 631-645
- Blacks; air conditioning; airports; census data; cities; climate change; elderly; heat; human health; land cover; meta-analysis; meteorological data; models; remote sensing; respiratory tract diseases; secondary education; temperature; United States
- ... Extreme heat (EH) is a growing concern with climate change, and protecting human health requires knowledge of vulnerability factors. We evaluated whether associations between EH (maximum temperature > 97th percentile) and hospitalization for renal, heat and respiratory diseases among people > 65 years differed by individual and area-level characteristics. We used Medicare billing records, airport ...
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