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Analysis of morbidity and mortality associated with climate variation in the municipality of São Paulo


The present study will analyze climatic factors association – humidity, lowest temperature, and atmospheric pressure, versus morbidity incidence and mortality in acute myocardium infarction, stroke, pneumonia and asthma in the city of São Paulo between 2001 and 2005. The analysis of those associations by implementing a statistical model based on climatologic data and institutional data of morbid-mortality plotted in São Paulo city map, using a geographic information system, will allow the healthcare services to plan and to optimize their resources for the demand variations. (AU)

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