Awareness, Risk Perception, and Protective Behaviors for Extreme Heat and Climate Change in New York City

from RAND Research Topic: Health and Health Care at on April 30, 2020 at 08:30PM

This study demonstrates that non-Hispanic black individuals are more likely to lack access to air conditioning, and with the finding that people with low household incomes are more likely to lack access, may explain disparities in heat-related morbidity and mortality.