Ambient Temperature and External Causes of Death in Japan from 1979 to 2015: A Time-Stratified Case-Crossover Analysis

Author: Rui Pan, Yasushi Honda, Emiko Minakuchi, Satbyul Estella Kim, Masahiro Hashizume, and Yoonhee Kim

Year: 2022

Published in: Environmental Health Perspectives

Both low and high temperatures may be important drivers of increased risk of external causes of death. We suggest that preventive measures against external causes of death should be considered in adaptation policies.