Mortality in Spain during the heat waves of summer 2003.

Abstract

The effect of the elevated temperatures on mortality experienced in Europe during the summer of 2003 was observed in several countries. This study, carried out in Spain, describes mortality between 1 June and 31 August and evaluates the effect of the heat wave on mortality. Observed deaths were obtained from official death registers from 50 provincial… (More)
DOI: 10.2807/esm.10.07.00555-en

Topics

2 Figures and Tables

Cite this paper

@article{Simn2005MortalityIS, title={Mortality in Spain during the heat waves of summer 2003.}, author={Fernando Sim{\'o}n and Gonzalo L{\'o}pez-Abente and E. Ballester and F. Mart{\'i}nez}, journal={Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin}, year={2005}, volume={10 7}, pages={156-61} }