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Association of tropical cyclones, hurricanes with county-level mortality


Peer-Reviewed Publication

JAMA Network

What The Study Did: Data on tropical cyclones and hurricanes in the United States from 1998 to 2018 were used to evaluate the association of county-level exposure to these storms with death rates from various causes.

Authors: Robbie M. Parks, Ph.D., of the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in New York, is the corresponding author.

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