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Table 1 Population size, daily 65+ mortality, maximum apparent temperature (MAT) and lag by city

From: Changes in the effects of heat on mortality among the elderly from 1998–2010: results from a multicenter time series study in Italy

City All ages population* Percentage (%) of 65+ yr olds* Daily deaths, 65+ yr olds° 25th pct of MAT (°C) LAG§
    Mean SD 1998-2002 2006-2010  
Trieste 210882 26.0 6.7 2.7 23.8 24.3 6
Brescia 187188 21.4 4.2 2.2 23.8 24.6 3
Milan 1253503 22.9 21.6 6.1 26.2 24.4 3
Verona 253267 21.2 5.2 2.5 24.9 24.9 4
Venezia 270963 23.8 6.3 2.6 23.8 24.1 4
Turin 864671 22.5 15.5 5.4 22.2 22.4 4
Bologna 370363 26.6 9.1 3.3 25.1 24.7 3
Genova 609399 25.7 17.0 4.4 25.6 24.7 3
Florence 355315 25.7 8.8 3.2 26.1 25.2 3
Viterbo 59263 19.9 1.1 1.0 24.4 24.5 4
Civitavecchia 49966 17.4 0.7 0.9 26.4 28.6 2
Rome 2545860 19.0 45.1 9.5 26.0 26.4 3
Campobasso 50826 17.6 0.7 0.9 19.6 20.0 2
Latina 108195 14.1 1.4 1.2 26.9 27.2 1
Bari 316278 17.2 5.3 2.4 25.6 25.3 3
Palermo 686045 14.7 11.1 3.9 26.6 26.8 3
  1. * 2002 resident population (National Institute of Statistics. http://www.demo.istat.it).
  2. § City-specific lags from the distributed lag model; 1998–2002. ° Over 1998–2002 period.