Residential indoor thermal environment and cerebrovascular disease in Japan

Hiroshi Yoshino, Kenichi Hasegawa, Tomonobu Goto

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Abstract

In order to clarify the association between the indoor environment of residential buildings and cerebrovascular disease, an epidemiological survey of approximately 188 elderly persons living in three rural areas of Japan was conducted. The death rate due to cerebrovascular disease of these towns ranges from 1.6 times to half of the national average. Results indicate that poor quality of the indoor thermal environment during winter could increase the risk of cerebrovascular disease.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHealthy Buildings Europe 2017
PublisherInternational Society of Indoor Air Quality and Climate
ISBN (Print)9788379472604
Publication statusPublished - 2017
EventHealthy Buildings Europe 2017, HB 2017 - Lublin, Poland
Duration: 2017 Jul 22017 Jul 5

Publication series

NameHealthy Buildings Europe 2017

Other

OtherHealthy Buildings Europe 2017, HB 2017
CountryPoland
CityLublin
Period17/7/217/7/5

Keywords

  • Cerebrovascular disease
  • Indoor thermal environment
  • Questionnaire survey

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Civil and Structural Engineering

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