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  • Updated 2 months ago

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

    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

    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 3 years ago

    London Fuel Poverty Risk Indicators, Wards

    These fuel poverty risk indicators provide users with a nuanced picture of the impact of various risk factors, exacerbating factors and indicators for fuel poverty. It was developed with the Assembly Health and Public Services Committee in their investigation into fuel poverty in London. The Committee's report explains how the tool could be used strategically to help organisations target specific wards that are at high risk of fuel pove...
  • Updated 3 years ago

    Estimation of Health Impacts of Particulate Pollution in London

    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...