Methods to Calculate the Heat Index as an Exposure Metric in Environmental Health Research

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BACKGROUND Environmental health research employs a variety of metrics to measure heat exposure, both to directly study the health effects of outdoor temperature and to control for temperature in studies of other environmental exposures, including air pollution. To measure heat exposure, environmental health studies often use heat index, which incorporates… (More)
DOI: 10.1289/ehp.1206273

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