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Table 3 Average daily mortality (expressed as departure from average) within each air mass type for each age group

From: Heat/mortality sensitivities in Los Angeles during winter: a unique phenomenon in the United States

Air Mass Average Daily Mortality (Total) Average Daily Mortality (< 65) Average Daily Mortality (> = 65)
Dry Moderate −0.7 (20.3) − 0.2 (9.0) − 0.5 (16.8)
Dry Polar 2.9 (21.2) 2.7 (9.0) 0.3 (17.8)
Dry Tropical 4.4 (22.7) 0.8 (8.5) 3.7 (19.4)
Moist Moderate −2.8 (20.0) −0.7 (8.5) − 2.1 (17.0)
Moist Polar 1.3 (19.7) 0.6 (8.7) 0.8 (16.8)
Moist Tropical − 1.7 (17.5) −0.9 (8.9) −0.8 (14.5)
Transition −0.1 (19.7) 1 (9.0) −1.1 (15.8)
Moist Tropical Plus 0.0 (18.6) −2.3 (10.4) 2.3 (16.0)
Missing −4.5 (18.9) −1.1 (8.2) −3.5 (16.0)
  1. Standard deviations are in parentheses, and statistically significant values are in bold (p < 0.01)