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Heat-Related Metadata and Data FAQs

Choose from the following metadata documents that describe the data available through the heat-related illness data query and summary tables and through the heat-related deaths summary tables:

  • Heat-related inpatient hospitalizations and emergency room visits metadata -- This dataset contains case counts, rates, and confidence intervals of heat-related inpatient hospitalizations and ED visits among California residents. These data are stratified by year, county of residence, age group, race/ethnicity and gender. Crude and age-adjusted rates and confidence intervals are included.
  • Heat related mortality metadata -- This dataset contains counts, rates, and confidence intervals of heat-related deaths among California residents. These data are stratified by year, age group, race/ethnicity and gender. Crude and age-adjusted rates and confidence intervals are included.