Impacto del cambio climático local en la morbilidad de la población de la provincia de Trujillo
Ruíz Sánchez, Cruz Roelia
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The research allowed to evaluate the local impact of climate change in the morbidity of the population of the province of Trujillo, is a research observational, descriptive and retrospective. The sample was based on records of temperature, relative humidity and rainfall in the province of Trujillo, as well as information on disease in the province of Trujillo. Morbidity data were obtained by systematically the historical epidemiological records of the Regional Health Management of each disease case health services, so the same techniques used were the documentary or bibliographic and the signing. It found that of the 3,099,699 cases of respiratory disease patients, skin, parasitic and other, of which the largest percentage occurred in the District of Trujillo with 39%, followed by La Esperanza (13%) and El Porvenir (12%), we found that upper respiratory tract infection is one that represents the largest number of cases, with 45% across the province. Also the degree of association between morbidity represented by disease and climate change represented in temperature (° C), humidity (%) and precipitation (mm) was not significant. It was concluded that climate change impacts adversely affecting the local population in the province of Trujillo, increased morbidity.