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Table 1 PHEWE cities: characteristics and data series available

From: Assessment and prevention of acute health effects of weather conditions in Europe, the PHEWE project: background, objectives, design

  Characteristics Health data – Time series used
City Population % 75+ Mortaliy rate (× 100.000)* Mortality Hospital Admissions
Athens 3 188 305 6.4 663.6 1992–1996  
Barcelona 1 512 971 10.1 542.5 1992–2000 1994–1997
Budapest 1 797 222 7.3 1093.6 1992–2001 1997–2000
Dublin 481 854 5.3 826.7 1990–2000 1994–2001
Helsinki 955 143 5.0 590.0 1990–2000  
Krakow 741 510 8.9** 805.4 1990–1996  
Ljubljana 263 290 5.9 719.1 1992–1999 1997–1999
London 6 796 900 6.8 584.5 1992–2000 1992–2000
Milan 1 304 942 9.5 439.4 1990–2000 1990–1999
Paris 6 161 393 6.1 554.0 1991–1998 1991–1995
Prague 1 183 900 7.0 779.4 1992–2000  
Rome 2 812 573 7.3 497.4 1992–2000 1998–2000
Stockholm 1 173 183 8.5 576.2 1990–2000 1990–2000
Turin 901 010 9.2 479.5 1991–1999 1995–1999
Valencia 739 004 7.6 595.6 1995–2000 1996–2000
Zurich 990 000 n.a. n.a. 1990–1996 1990–1996
  1. * adjusted for gender and age
  2. ** >= 70 years