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Table 5 Crude death rates during the 60 days following the 2010 heat waves, by health region (HR) and study period

From: Health impacts of the July 2010 heat wave in Québec, Canada

HR (2010 population) Period Deaths
   n* Crude rates per 100,000 person-days (95% CI)
All HRs (4 908 952) 2005-2009 5 189 1.81 (1.79–1.83)
  2010 5 397 1.83 (1.78–1.88)
Capitale Nationale (687 950) 2005-2009 805 1.99 (1.93–2.05)
  2010 804 1.95 (1.82–2.09)
Lanaudière (468 381) 2005-2009 431 1.62 (1.56–1.69)
  2010 436 1.55 (1.41–1.70)
Laval (396 186) 2005-2009 370 1.63 (1.56–1.71)
  2010 428 1.80 (1.64–1.98)
Montérégie (1 444 047) 2005-2009 1 390 1.66 (1.62–1.70)
  2010 1 483 1.71 (1.63–1.80)
Montréal (1 912 388) 2005-2009 2 193 1.94 (1.90–1.98)
  2010 2 246 1.96 (1.88–2.04)
  1. CI = confidence intervals.
  2. * Average numbers for the 2005–2009 period.