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Table 2 Total counts of emergency department visits during May to October in five US cities. Daily average counts are provided in parentheses

From: Time-series analysis of daily ambient temperature and emergency department visits in five US cities with a comparison of exposure metrics derived from 1-km meteorology products

  Atlanta 1993–2012 Los Angeles 2005–2016 Phoenix 2008–2016 San Francisco 2005–2016 Salt Lake City 2005–2016
Fluid and electrolyte imbalance 593,202 (162) 1,447,202 (655) 321,448 (194) 548,596 (248) 108,112 (49)
Acute renal injury 131,444 (36) 392,949 (179) 70,735 (8) 139,685 (63) 17,035 (8)
Circulatory diseases 2,289,447 (622) 4,637,289 (2100) 875,401 (529) 1,909,559 (865) 229,422 (104)
Respiratory diseases 1,971,681 (536) 3,130,345 (1418) 715,187 (432) 1,315,687 (596) 193,141 (87)
Gastrointestinal infections 54,712 (15) 95,024 (43) 17,151 (10) 37,574 (17) 8406 (4)
Heat-related illness 12,332 (3) 9484 (4) 5986 (4) 3081 (1) 685 (0)