Seasonality in Human Mortality A Demographic Approach /

Seasonal fluctuations in mortality are a persistent phenomenon across populations. In Western countries of the Northern hemisphere, mortality is typically larger in winter than in summer which is attributed to the detrimental effects of cold to health. This does, however, not explain why in colder c...

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Main Author: Rau, Roland.
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: Electronic
Language: English
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2007.
Series: Demographic Research Monographs, A Series of the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany,
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Online Access: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-44902-7
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