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|Title:||Analysis of Worldwide Earthquake Mortality Using Multivariate Demographic and Seismic Data|
|Authors:||GUTIERREZ TENREIRO EUGENIO; TAUCER FABIO; DE GROEVE TOM; AL KHUDHAIRY DELILAH; ZALDIVAR COMENGES JOSE'|
|Citation:||AMERICAN JOURNAL OF EPIDEMIOLOGY vol. 161 no. 12 p. 1151-1158|
|Publisher:||OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC|
|Type:||Articles in Journals|
|Abstract:||In this paper, mortality in the immediate aftermath of an earthquake is studied on a worldwide scale using multivariate analysis. A statistical method is presented that analyzes reported earthquake fatalities as a function of a heterogeneous set of parameters selected on the basis of their presumed influence on earthquake mortality. The ensemble was compiled from demographic, seismic, and reported fatality data culled from available records of past earthquakes organized in a geographic information system.|
|JRC Institute:||Institute for the Protection and Security of the Citizen|
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