Skip navigation
Skip navigation

The Importance of Humidity in the Relationship between Heat and Population Mental Health: Evidence from Australia

Ding, Ning; Berry, Helen L; Bennett, Charmian M

Description

Despite many studies on the effects of heat on mental health, few studies have examined humidity. In order to investigate the relationship among heat, humidity and mental health, we matched data from the Social, Economic and Environmental Factors (SEEF) project with gridded daily temperature and water vapour pressure data from the Australian Bureau of Meteorology. Logit models were employed to describe the associations among heat (assessed using temperature, °C), humidity (assessed using vapour...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016-10-11
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/146640
Source: PloS one
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0164190

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
01 Ding N et al The Importance of 2016.pdf1.01 MBAdobe PDFThumbnail


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  23 August 2018/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator