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Table 3 Pooled estimates of the effect of heat waves on daily mortality (% increase and 90% CI) by gender, cause of death and age groups.

From: The impact of heat waves on mortality in 9 European cities: results from the EuroHEAT project

  North-Continental cities Mediterranen cities
  Males Females Males Females
  % increase (90% CI) % increase (90% CI) % increase (90% CI) % increase (90% CI)
All causes         
   65-74 age group 8.2 (5.2 - 11.3) 9.7 (6.2 - 13.4) 14.5 (10.4 -18.5) 23.0 (17.8 -28.4)
   75-84 age group 12.4 (9.7 - 15.3) 14.9 (12.3 -17.7) 18.1 (14.2 -21.9) 33.0 (28.9 -37.3)
   85+ age group 10.7 (7.3 - 14.3) 18.4 (16.0 -21.0) 32.3 (27.1 -37.9) 35.9 (31.9 -40.1)
Respiratory         
   65-74 age group 16.8 (6.3 - 28.1) 12.6 (-0.1 -27.0) 32.4 (14.3 -53.3) 45.8 (22.3 -73.7)
   75-84 age group 19.0 (11.0 -27.6) 21.4 (12.9 -30.6) 44.8 (30.9 -60.0) 61.3 (44.3 -80.4)
   85+ age group 12.1 (3.5 - 21.4) 30.0 (22.8 -37.6) 58.9 (42.9 -76.5) 58.1 (44.3 -73.3)
Cardiovascular         
   65-74 age group 6.8 (2.2 -11.7) 12.3 (6.3 -18.6) 14.7 (7.8 -22.0) 38.0 (28.7 -48.0)
   75-84 age group 9.7 (5.5 -14.0) 15.7 (11.7 -19.8) 18.4 (12.4 -24.7) 43.3 (37.0 -50.1)
   85+ age group 10.6 (5.2 -16.3) 17.5 (14.0 -21.2) 34.7 (27.1 -42.8) 38.5 (33.4 -43.9)
Cerebrovascular         
   65-74 age group 6.3 (-4.6 -18.5) 12.2 (-0.3 -26.4) 31.9 (16.3 -49.5) 37.9 (21.4 -56.7)
   75-84 age group 11.6 (2.8 -21.3) 20.4 (12.7 -28.7) 20.3 (8.9 -32.8) 44.1 (33.5 -55.4)
   85+ age group 17.8 (6.5 -30.3) 19.4 (12.5 -26.5) 41.1 (27.1 -56.7) 39.5 (30.5 -49.2)