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

Affiliation

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

Abstract

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.

Keywords

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