Table 2

Coefficient of seasonal variation in mortality and climatic and macroeconomic variables in EU-14

CSVMMean winter temperature (°C)Mean winter rainfall (mm)Mean winter relative humidity (%)PPP adjusted GDP per capita ($)Per capita expenditure on primary education (% of per capita GNP)Per capita expenditure on secondary education (% of per capita GNP)
Austria0.141.41478201002025
Belgium0.133.76885203001623
Denmark0.122.14186204002734
Finland0.10−3.53986176002329
France0.137.05078188001324
Germany0.111.649822060031
Greece0.1811.65171122001113
Ireland0.215.86581141001422
Italy0.166.480781860019
Luxembourg0.121.571832730024
Netherlands0.114.360871880021
Portugal0.2813.510077122001820
Spain0.216.540731370014
UK0.185.458841770024