London.Mortality {bsamGP}R Documentation

Daily Moratlity in London

Description

The London.Mortality data consists of daily death occurrences from Jan. 1st, 1993 to Dec. 31st, 2006 and corresponding weather observations including temperature and humidity in London.

Usage

data(London.Mortality)

Format

A data frame with 5113 observations on the following 7 variables.

date

date in YYYY-MM-DD.

tmean

Mean temperature.

tmin

Minimum dry-bulb temperature.

tmax

Maximum dry-bulb temperature.

dewp

Dew point.

rh

Relative humidity.

death

the number of death occurences.

Source

Office for National Statistics

British Atmospheric Data Centre

https://github.com/gasparrini/2015_gasparrini_Lancet_Rcodedata

References

Armstrong BG, Chalabi Z, Fenn B, Hajat S, Kovats S, Milojevic A, Wilkinson P (2011). Association of mortality with high temperatures in a temperate climate: England and Wales. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, 65(4), 340–345.

Gasparrini A, Armstrong B, Kovats S, Wilkinson P (2012). The effect of high temperatures on cause-specific mortality in England and Wales. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 69(1), 56–61.

Gasparrini A, Guo Y, Hashizume M, Lavigne E, Zanobetti A, Schwartz J, Tobias A, Tong S, Rocklöv J, Forsberg B, et al.(2015). Mortality risk attributable to high and low ambient temperature: a multicountry observational study. The Lancet, 386(9991), 369-375.

Examples

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