Heat-Related Morbidity in Brisbane, Australia: Spatial Variation and Area-Level Predictors

@inproceedings{Hondula2014HeatRelatedMI,
  title={Heat-Related Morbidity in Brisbane, Australia: Spatial Variation and Area-Level Predictors},
  author={David M. Hondula and Adrian Gerard Barnett},
  booktitle={Environmental health perspectives},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Extreme heat is a leading weather-related cause of illness and death in many locations across the globe, including subtropical Australia. The possibility of increasingly frequent and severe heat waves warrants continued efforts to reduce this health burden, which could be accomplished by targeting intervention measures toward the most vulnerable communities. OBJECTIVES We sought to quantify spatial variability in heat-related morbidity in Brisbane, Australia, to highlight regions… CONTINUE READING

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