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- Evans, Mary B., et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Environmental Research 2015 v.137 pp. 410-418
- ambient temperature; body fat; heat; income; rural communities; summer; weather; Alabama
- ... Previous studies have linked heat waves to adverse health outcomes using ambient temperature as a proxy for estimating exposure. The goal of the present study was to test a method for determining personal heat exposure. An occupationally exposed group (urban groundskeepers in Birmingham, AL, USA N=21), as well as urban and rural community members from Birmingham, AL (N=30) or west central AL (N=30 ...
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