Climate change and population health
Zhang, Ying, Peng, Bi and Hiller, Janet E.. (2008). Climate change and population health. In In Peretz, Lawrence N. (Ed.). Climate change research progress pp. 243-268 Nova Science Publishers.
|Authors||Zhang, Ying, Peng, Bi and Hiller, Janet E.|
|Editors||Peretz, Lawrence N.|
Climate change has already affected many aspects of the earth ecological system. Population health should be one of the most concerned. However, the relationship between climate and population health, including both chronic diseases and infectious diseases, is far from clear. A critical review of previous studies on the relationship between climate change and population health has been conducted with focuses on research methodology, including study population, study design and statistical method, and their results. Further research trends on climate change and population health will be addressed based on the critical review.
|Keywords||climate change; population; health; ecological systems; chronic diseases; infectious diseases|
|Book title||Climate change research progress|
|Publisher||Nova Science Publishers|
|Place of publication||New York, NY|
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