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Effect Modification by Environmental Quality on the Association between Heatwaves and Mortality in Alabama, United States
<i>Background</i>: Previous studies have shown that heatwaves are associated with increased mortality. However, it remains unclear whether the associations between heatwaves and mortality are modified by the environmental ...
Temperature and heat in informal settlements in Nairobi
Nairobi, Kenya exhibits a wide variety of micro-climates and heterogeneous surfaces. Paved roads and high-rise buildings interspersed with low vegetation typify the central business district, while large neighborhoods of ...
Environmental Predictors of US County Mortality Patterns on a National Basis
A growing body of evidence has found that mortality rates are positively correlated with social inequalities, air pollution, elevated ambient temperature, availability of medical care and other factors. This study develops ...