Cold spell and mortality in 31 Chinese capital cities: Definitions, vulnerability and implications.


Institute for Environmental and Climate Research, Jinan University, Guangzhou 511443, China. Electronic address: [Email]


In the context of global warming, most researches have been conducted on health influences of heat waves, with limited understanding of health impacts of cold spells, especially for developing countries.


Cause-specific mortality,China,Cold spell,Definition,Vulnerable population,