The Impact of Ambient Temperature on Childhood HFMD Incidence in Inland and Coastal Area: A Two-City Study in Shandong Province, China.

@article{Zhu2015TheIO,
  title={The Impact of Ambient Temperature on Childhood HFMD Incidence in Inland and Coastal Area: A Two-City Study in Shandong Province, China.},
  author={Lin Zhu and Zhongshang Yuan and Xianjun Wang and Jie Li and Lu Wang and Yun-Xia Liu and Fuzhong Xue and Yanxun Liu},
  journal={International journal of environmental research and public health},
  year={2015},
  volume={12 8},
  pages={8691-704}
}
Hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) has been a substantial burden throughout the Asia-Pacific countries over the past decades. For the purposes of disease prevention and climate change health impact assessment, it is important to understand the temperature-disease association for HFMD in different geographical locations. This study aims to assess the impact of temperature on HFMD incidence in an inland city and a coastal city and investigate the heterogeneity of temperature-disease associations… CONTINUE READING