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Table 1 Summary statistics of the daily respiratory disease mortality and meteorological condition in Guangzhou, China between 1 February 2013 and 31 December 2018

From: The role of absolute humidity in respiratory mortality in Guangzhou, a hot and wet city of South China

Variables Mean# SD* Min* P25 Median P75 Max*
RESP mortality (case) 19.65 6.18 6.00 15.00 19.00 23.00 47.00
I&P mortality (case) 7.92 3.45 0.00 5.00 7.00 10.00 26.00
CLRD mortality (case) 9.23 3.76 1.00 6.00 9.00 12.00 24.00
Absolute humidity (g/m3) 16.88 5.89 2.74 11.89 17.59 22.42 27.11
Temperature (°C) 22.54 5.94 3.64 18.14 23.84 27.70 32.28
Relative humidity (%) 80.29 10.45 27.12 73.80 80.98 86.73 98.48
Precipitation (mm) 5.78 12.45 0.00 0.00 0.36 5.53 141.04
Atmospheric pressure (kpa) 100.57 0.75 98.17 100.07 100.52 101.14 102.65
Wind speed (m/s) 2.67 1.36 0.72 1.68 2.28 3.28 17.04
  1. RESP respiratory disease, I&P influenza and pneumonia, CLRD chronic lower respiratory disease, *SD standard deviation, Min minimum, Max maximum, # mean was an average over all days