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Evaluation of a heat vulnerability index on abnormally hot days: An environmental public health tracking study

  • Author(s): Balmes, John
  • Reid, CE
  • Mann, JK
  • Alfasso, R
  • English, PB
  • King, GC
  • Lincoln, RA
  • Margolis, HG
  • Rubado, DJ
  • Sabato, JE
  • West, NL
  • et al.

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http://europepmc.org/articles/PMC3346770?pdf=render
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Abstract

Background: Extreme hot weather conditions have been associated with increased morbidity and mortality, but risks are not evenly distributed throughout the population. Previously, a heat vulnerability index (HVI) was created to geographically locate popula

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