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Mortality on extreme heat days using official thresholds in Spain: a multi-city time series analysis

Aurelio Tobias1*, Ben Armstrong2, Ines Zuza3, Antonio Gasparrini2, Cristina Linares5 and Julio Diaz4

Author Affiliations

1 Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research (IDAEA), Spanish Council for Scientific Research (CSIC), Barcelona, Spain

2 Department of Social and Environmental Health Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), London, UK

3 Biomedical Research Foundation of the Gregorio Marañón University Hospital, Madrid, Spain

4 National School of Public Health (ENS), Instituto de Salud Carlos III (ISCIII), Madrid, Spain

5 National Centre for Epidemiology (CNE), Instituto de Salud Carlos III (ISCIII), Madrid, Spain

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BMC Public Health 2012, 12:133  doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-133

Published: 17 February 2012

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Geographic and socio-economic characteristics of capital cities in Spain.

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