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- Yang, Jun; Yin, Peng; Sun, Jimin; Wang, Boguang; Zhou, Maigeng; Li, Mengmeng; Tong, Shilu; Meng, Bohan; Guo, Yuming; Liu, Qiyong
- The Science of the total environment 2019 v.649 pp. 695-702
- adverse effects; at-risk population; cities; females; heat; hospitals; latitude; meta-analysis; models; mortality; particulates; regression analysis; respiratory tract diseases; risk; stroke; temperature; warm season; China
- ... Few data are available on the health impacts of heatwaves in China, and in particular, the heatwave definition and vulnerable populations remain to be identified. We collected data on daily maximum temperature and mortality from 31 Chinese capital cities during 2007–2013. A Poisson regression model allowing for over-dispersion was applied to estimate the short-term effects of heatwaves on mortalit ...