Assessment of the mortality displacement in temperature-related deaths in Brisbane, Australia

Qiao, Zhen (2014) Assessment of the mortality displacement in temperature-related deaths in Brisbane, Australia. Masters by Research thesis, Queensland University of Technology.

Abstract

This thesis is a population-based ecological study designed to investigate the issue of mortality displacement (or "harvesting" effect) in the assessment of temperature-related deaths in Brisbane, Australia. It examines the temperature impacts on mortality, and assesses the harvesting effects on the temperature–related deaths. This study contributes to the knowledge base of understanding the temperature-mortality relationship and assists in formulating and evaluating public health intervention strategies within the context of climate change.

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ID Code: 76280
Item Type: QUT Thesis (Masters by Research)
Supervisor: Tong, Shilu & Yu, Vivian
Keywords: Mortality displacement, Harvesting, Temperature, Mortality, Climate Change, Time series, Distributed lag non-linear model, Generalised additive model
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Public Health & Social Work
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 20 Oct 2014 02:14
Last Modified: 03 Sep 2015 05:31

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