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Weather, season, and daily stroke admissions in Hong Kong.

Abstract:

Previous studies examining daily temperature and stroke incidence have given conflicting results. We undertook this retrospective study of all stroke admissions in those aged 35 years old and above to Hong Kong public hospitals from 1999 through 2006 in order to better understand the effects of meteorological conditions on stroke risk in a subtropical setting. We used Poisson Generalized Additive Models with daily hemorrhagic (HS) and ischemic stroke (IS) counts separately as outcomes, and da...

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10.1007/s00484-011-0491-9

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Role:
Author
Journal:
International journal of biometeorology
Volume:
56
Issue:
5
Pages:
865-872
Publication date:
2012-09-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1432-1254
ISSN:
0020-7128
Source identifiers:
351886
Language:
English
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pubs:351886
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uuid:0c65fe8d-b30c-4540-b836-31e5b0682993
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pubs:351886
Deposit date:
2013-11-16

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