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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of daily death, meteorological factors and concentrations of air pollutants in hot season (May–September) in Wuhan, China during 2003–2010

From: Global climate change: impact of heat waves under different definitions on daily mortality in Wuhan, China

Variable Mean ± SD Min P 25 Median P 75 Max
Daily death       
 Total 9.7 ± 3.3 1 7 9 12 34
 Male 5.4 ± 2.4 0 4 5 7 16
 Female 4.3 ± 2.3 0 3 4 6 21
 Age < 65 2.7 ± 1.6 0 1 3 4 10
 Age ≥ 65 7.0 ± 2.9 0 5 7 9 31
Meteorological factors       
 Minimum temperature (°C) 23.6 ± 3.8 10.8 20.8 23.8 26.3 32.3
 Mean temperature (°C) 26.7 ± 3.9 12.7 24.0 26.9 29.7 35.8
 Maximum temperature (°C) 30.9 ± 4.2 18.9 28.3 31.3 34.0 39.6
 Relative humidity (%) 71.4 ± 10.7 37 64 72 79 96
Air Pollutants (μg/m3)       
 PM10 90.5 ± 44.0 11 58 82 115 337
 SO2 35.4 ± 19.7 2 21 32 46 133
 NO2 46.4 ± 18.9 13 33 43 55 288