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Table 1 Summary of included studies

From: Extreme weather events in developing countries and related injuries and mental health disorders - a systematic review

Study, author/year Study design Country (HDI a) Event Year Outcomes N
Amstadter et al. 2009 [24] Cohort Vietnam (medium) Storm, Typhoon Xangsane 2006 PTSD, MDD, GAD 797
Bich et al. 2011 [42] Cross sectional Vietnam (medium) Flood 2008 Injury 871
Biswas et al. 2010 [43] Cross sectional Bangladesh (low) Flood 2007 Injury 638 women
Caldera et al. 2001 [26] Cross sectional Nicaragua (medium) Storm, Hurricane Mitch 1998 PTSD 496
Goenjian et al. 2001 [25] Cross sectional Nicaragua (medium) Storm, Hurricane Mitch 1998 PTSD, Depression 158 students
Huang et al. 2010 [27] Cross sectional China (medium) Flood 1998 PTSD 25,478
Kar et al. 2004 [33] Cross sectional India (medium) Storm, super-cyclone 1999 PTSD, Anxiety, Depression 540
Kar & Bastia 2006 [34] Cross sectional India (medium) Storm, super-cyclone 1999 PTSD, MDD, GAD 108 students
Kar et al. 2007 [30] Cross sectional India (medium) Storm, super-cyclone 1999 PTSD 447 students
Kohn et al. 2005 [44] Cross sectional Honduras (medium) Storm, Hurricane Mitch 1998 PTSD, Depression 800
Norris et al. 2006 [28] Cross sectional Mexico (high) Flood due to storm 1999 PTSD 666
Patrick & Patrick 1981 [38] Cross sectional Sri Lanka (high) Storm, cyclone 1978 Anxiety, Depression 171
Simeon et al. 1993 [37] Cohort Jamaica (high) Storm, Hurricane Gilbert 1988 Injury 125 children
Sjöberg & Yearwood 2007 [45] Cross sectional Grenada (high) Storm, Hurricane Ivan 2004 Injury 185
Sugimoto et al. 2011 [32] Cohort Bangladesh (low) Storm, tornado 2005 Injury 35,225
Wu et al. 2011 [29] Cross sectional China (medium) Storm, snowstorm 2008 PTSD 968 students
Xu et al. 2012 [31] Cross sectional China (medium) Storm, snowstorm 2008 Injury 3169
  1. PTSD post-traumatic stress disorder, MDD major depressive disorder, GAD general anxiety disorder
  2. Explanation: a Human Development Index category