The association of meteorological factors and mortality in rural Bangladesh, 1983–2009

  title={The association of meteorological factors and mortality in rural Bangladesh, 1983–2009},
  author={Wietze Lindeboom and Nurul Alam and D. Jareena Begum and Peter Kim Streatfield},
  booktitle={Global health action},
INTRODUCTION While the association of weather and mortality has been well documented for moderate climate zones, little is known about sub-tropical zones, particularly Bangladesh. This study aims to assess the short-term relationship of temperature and rainfall on daily mortality after controlling for seasonality and time-trends. The study used data from Matlab, Bangladesh, where a rigorous health and demographic surveillance system (HDSS) has been operational since 1966. MATERIAL AND METHODS… CONTINUE READING
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