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Cold-related mortality in three European metropolitan areas: Athens, Lisbon and London. Implications for health promotion

Almendra, Ricardo; Santana, Paula; Mitsakou, Christina; Heaviside, Clare; Samoli, Evangelia; Rodopoulou, Sophia; Katsouyanni, Klea; Vardoulakis, Sotiris


The aim of this study is to estimate the mortality burden attributable to low temperature in Athens, Lisbon and London from 2002 to 2011 and to discuss related inequalities in socioeconomic conditions. We address a lack of quantitative estimates of cold-related mortality, particularly for the cities of Lisbon and Athens. To estimate the mortality burden attributable to low temperature, time-series regression analyses were carried out on daily mortality with respect to daily mean temperature for...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: Urban Climate
DOI: 10.1016/j.uclim.2019.100532


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