Mortality and displaced mortality during heat waves in the Czech Republic.

  title={Mortality and displaced mortality during heat waves in the Czech Republic.},
  author={Jan Kysel{\'y}},
  journal={International journal of biometeorology},
  volume={49 2},
  • Jan Kyselý
  • Published 2004 in International journal of biometeorology
The aims of this study were to assess impacts of hot summer periods on mortality in the Czech Republic and to quantify the size of the short-term displacement effect which resulted in lower than expected mortality after heat waves. The analysis covered the period 1982-2000 when several extraordinarily hot summers occurred in central Europe. Daily total all-cause mortality and mortality due to cardiovascular diseases (CVD) in the entire population of the Czech Republic (approximately 10 million… CONTINUE READING
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