Ambient Temperature and Air Pollution Associations with Suicide and Homicide Mortality in California: A Statewide Case-Crossover Study

Posted on by Stephen Gee

Higher ambient temperature and air pollution may contribute to increased risk of behaviors harmful to oneself or to others; however, quantitative evidence is limited. We examined the relationship of deaths due to suicide and homicide with temperature and air pollution in California—a state prone to high levels of both exposures.

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