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The association between temperature and mortality in tropical middle income Thailand from 1999 to 2008

Tawatsupa, Benjawan; Dear, Keith; Kjellstrom, Tord; Sleigh, Adrian


We have investigated the association between tropical weather condition and age-sex adjusted death rates (ADR) in Thailand over a 10-year period from 1999 to 2008. Population, mortality, weather and air pollution data were obtained from four national databases. Alternating multivariable fractional polynomial (MFP) regression and stepwise multivariable linear regression analysis were used to sequentially build models of the associations between temperature variable and deaths, adjusted for the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Biometeorology
DOI: 10.1007/s00484-012-0597-8


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