The health of Arctic populations: Does cold matter?

  title={The health of Arctic populations: Does cold matter?},
  author={Terence K. Young and Tiina M. M{\"a}kinen},
  journal={American journal of human biology : the official journal of the Human Biology Council},
  volume={22 1},
The objective of the study was to examine whether cold climate is associated with poorer health in diverse Arctic populations. With climate change increasingly affecting the Arctic, the association between climate and population health status is of public health significance. The mean January and July temperatures were determined for 27 Arctic regions based on weather station data for the period 1961-1990 and their association with a variety of health outcomes assessed by correlation and… CONTINUE READING
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