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Table 3 Cold spells with the largest absolute excess CVD mortality in the examined population (all ages).

From: Excess cardiovascular mortality associated with cold spells in the Czech Republic

a. Men   
Cold spell Excess CVD mortality relative to baseline
[%]
Absolute excess CVD mortality (95% CI)
[number of deaths]
1987 Jan 10 – 1987 Jan 18 17.7 161 (98.3; 227.5)
1991 Feb 4 – 1991 Feb 7 13.9 54 (13.9; 97.2)
1995 Dec 28 – 1995 Dec 31 26.6 91 (51.7; 134.8)
1999 Dec 23 – 1999 Dec 25 20.6 48 (16.3; 82.8)
2004 Jan 3 – 2004 Jan 6 24.7 72 (36.2; 112.1)
b. Women   
Cold spell Excess CVD mortality relative to baseline
[%]
Absolute excess CVD mortality (95% CI)
[number of deaths]
1991 Jan 31 – 1991 Feb 2 30.0 101 (61.1; 144.0)
1995 Dec 28 – 1995 Dec 31 13.6 57 (15.3; 101.6)
1999 Dec 23 – 1999 Dec 25 29.7 84 (48.1; 124.5)
2002 Dec 24 – 2002 Dec 26 16.4 47 (12.7; 85.6)
2004 Jan 3 – 2004 Jan 6 27.8 102 (61.0; 146.9)
  1. The lags of mortality effects after weather are the same as in Table 1.