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Environment Health Ward
  • Updated a year ago

    Mortality Risk from High Temperatures in London (Triple Jeopardy Mapping)

    Greater London Authority (GLA)
    A heatwave refers to a prolonged period of unusually hot weather. While there is no standard definition of a heatwave in England, the Met Office generally uses the World Meteorological Organization definition of a heatwave, which is "when the daily maximum temperature of more than five consecutive days exceeds the average maximum temperature by 5°C, the normal period being 1961-1990". They are common in the northern and southern hemisph...
  • Updated 3 years ago

    London Ward Well-Being Scores

    Greater London Authority (GLA)
    These ward level well being scores present a combined measure of well-being indicators of the resident population based on 12 different indicators. Where possible each indicator score is compared with the England and Wales average, which is zero. Scores over 0 indicate a higher probability that the population on average will experience better well-being according to these measures. Users can adjust the weight of each indicator dependin...
  • Updated 4 years ago

    Estimation of Health Impacts of Particulate Pollution in London

    Greater London Authority (GLA)
    Data relating to populations and population weighted annual mean PM2.5 (ug/m3) by Ward and estimated attributable deaths (rounded to whole numbers) each year based on 2008 rates at concentration coefficients of 6%, 1% and 12% per 10 ug/m3 of PM2.5. Note that the 6% co efficient factor is considered the 'best estimate' by the Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants (COMEAP). Commissioned to inform the Mayor's Air Quality Str...