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Table 2 The 46 heat wave definitions (HW01-HW45, and HWCMA) and the sum of Q-AIC values from all group-specific mortality for different heat wave definitions 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

Temperature indicator Temperature threshold Definitions and Q-AIC values
Duration ≥ 2 days Duration ≥ 3 days Duration ≥ 4 days
Mean temperature P90.0 (29.8 °C) HW01 (27760.40) HW02 (27762.54) HW03 (27767.14)
P92.5 (30.7 °C) HW04 (27759.36) HW05 (27770.44) HW06 (27753.90)
P95.0 (31.7 °C) HW07 (27755.96) HW08 (27757.35) HW09 (27737.22)
P97.5 (32.6 °C) HW10 (27707.33) HW11 (27672.28) HW12 (27684.47)
P99.0 (33.3 °C) HW13 (27666.18) HW14 (27627.63) HW15 (27650.23)
Maximum temperature P90.0 (34.2 °C) HW16 (27749.33) HW17 (27742.48) HW18 (27758.81)
P92.5 (35.2 °C) HW19 (27750.06) HW20 (27744.90) HW21 (27724.81)
P95.0 (35.9 °C) HW22 (27743.21) HW23 (27736.82) HW24 (27705.14)
P97.5 (36.7 °C) HW25 (27750.16) HW26 (27724.53) HW27 (27678.12)
P99.0 (37.4 °C) HW28 (27690.82) HW29 (27658.92) HW30 (27685.73)
35 °C   HWCMA (27726.94)  
Minimum temperature P90.0 (26.5 °C) HW31 (27775.58) HW32 (27778.37) HW33 (27768.97)
P92.5 (27.3 °C) HW34 (27785.54) HW35 (27780.29) HW36 (27774.44)
P95.0 (28.3 °C) HW37 (27755.26) HW38 (27739.75) HW39 (27735.15)
P97.5 (29.3 °C) HW40 (27714.22) HW41 (27689.72) HW42 (27696.01)
P99.0 (30.2 °C) HW43 (27641.87) HW44 (27653.93) HW45 (27653.93)