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The patients with national heat stroke first aid conveyance situation (2019)

Last update date November 12, 2019

The patients with national heat stroke first aid conveyance situation: Until 2019 40th week (from September 30 to October 6)

 As for the heat stroke, hot summer has much patient outbreak, and the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications Fire and Disaster Management Agency gathers up the patients with heat stroke first aid conveyance situation of all over Japan from May to September. As for the number of the patients with heat stroke first aid conveyance staff of all over Japan from May to September, it is 55,852 (105 inner death) in 50,412 people (59 inner death), 2015 in 52,984 people (48 inner death), 2016 in 95,137 people (160 inner death), 2017 in 2018. About 2018, there was a great deal of number of the patients with heat stroke first aid conveyance staff of all over Japan from May through September. In the moon with most number of the patients with monthly heat stroke first aid conveyance staff, it is 24,567 (39 inner death) in July in 21,383 (24 inner death), 2015 in August in 26,702 (31 inner death), 2016 in July in 54,220 (133 inner death), 2017 in July in 2018. There is much July, number of the emergency conveyance staff of August. Very record-high since investigation start in 2008 (Heisei 20) by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications Fire and Disaster Management Agency with most, the monthly number of the patients with heat stroke first aid conveyance staff and the death toll about July, 2018. About August, 2018, there is much number of the emergency conveyance staff with 30,410 people (20 inner death). In addition, in week with most number of the patients with heat stroke first aid conveyance staff of week, it is 12,064 in (from July 27 to August 2) in the 31st week in 6,749, 2015 in (from August 1 to August 7) in the 31st week in 7,796, 2016 in (from July 10 to July 16) in the 28th week in 2017. About 2018, it was the maximum after investigation start in 2008 (Heisei 20) by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications Fire and Disaster Management Agency with 23,191 people (67 inner death) and the number of the patients with heat stroke first aid conveyance staff of week and the death toll in the 29th week (from July 16 to July 22).
 In 2019 (Raiwa 1), there was time when it increased when outbreak of patients with heat stroke cried in usual for the end of May. Please see lower graph. Increasing one crying in 2,128 (five inner death) and usual in week (from May 20 to May 26) in the 21st in 2019 is outstanding. Intense heat of highest temperature 39.5 degrees C was seen even in Hokkaido under the influence of strong genial climate that got into the Japanese sky very hotly nationwide in Saromacho on Sunday, May 26 for from May 25, 2019 to May 27. As for the number of the patients with heat stroke first aid conveyance staff, 850 people (five inner death), May 27 were 529 people (three inner death) 652 people (0 inner death), May 26 May 25. Afterwards, conspicuous increase was not seen until the 29th week (from July 15 to July 21) in comparison with usual. Even in the 29th week (from July 15 to July 21), the rainy season has not been over yet, and the number of the patients with heat stroke first aid conveyance staff of week becomes trough level (0 2,001 [inner death]) in five years from 2015 through 19. In the 30th week (from July 22 to July 28), 5,792 (13 inner death) and increase were seen, and, in the Kanto Koshin district, the rainy season was over on Monday, July 29. After the end of the rainy season, the number of the patients with heat stroke first aid conveyance staff of week increased rapidly and, in the 31st week (from July 29 to August 4), became 18,615 (58 inner death) and peak. Afterwards, we gradually decreased with 1,313 people (0 inner death) in 3,298 people (two inner death), the 35th week (from August 26 to September 1) in 7,515 people (eight inner death), the 34th week (from August 19 to August 25) in 12,970 people (22 inner death), the 33rd week (from August 12 to August 18) in the 32nd week (from August 5 to August 11). September begins, and, in the first half, increase was seen with 4,298 (four inner death) again in 3,653 people (four inner death), the 37th week (from September 9 to September 15) in (from September 2 to September 8) in the 36th week, but decreases with 511 (0 inner death) in (from September 30 to October 6) in 693 (0 inner death), the 40th week in (from September 23 to September 29) in 543 (two inner death), the 39th week in (from September 16 to September 22) in the 38th week with it is in late September.
 It was 71,317 people (126 inner death), and there was much number of the patients with heat stroke first aid conveyance staff of all over Japan of 2019 (Raiwa 1) from May to September next to 2018 for five years of 2,015-2,019 years. Monthly, there was much August with 36,755 people (78 inner death), and, in five years of 2,015-2,019 years, it was the most a lot. It was the most a lot in 9,532 people (ten inner death) and most, five years of 2,015-2,019 years in September. There was few with 16,431 people (25 inner death), and there was the fewest in July in five years of 2,015-2,019 years. In the metropolis and districts, it is outstanding that September had much Chiba. 574 Tokyo (0 inner death), fifth place were 459 Hyogo (0 inner death) 660 Aichi (0 inner death), fourth place 748 Osaka (three inner death), third place 790 Chiba (two inner death), second place the first place separately the metropolis and districts of September. House (including all places in site) was the whole country of September, and, about the emergency conveyance staff according to the scene of heat stroke, there was much heat stroke occurrence at house in 42.0% and Chiba in September in 29.1%, Chiba of September. Typhoon No.15 hit Chiba directly on September 9, 2019, and large-scale blackout continued for a while in Chiba. As air conditioner was not usable for blackout in Chiba, heat stroke development might increase in September.

[figure] The number of the conveyance change emergency for patients with heat stroke week national for 2,015-2,019 years
The number of the conveyance change emergency for patients with heat stroke week national for 2,015-2,019 years

 As for the end of the rainy season of the Kanto Koshin district of 2016, peak of the number of the heat stroke patient first aid conveyance staff in week was seen in the next week (the 31st week: for from August 1 to August 7) of week of passing of the rainy season on July 29. As for the end of the rainy season of the Kanto Koshin district of 2017, peak of the number of the heat stroke patient first aid conveyance staff in week was seen in the next week (the 28th week: for from July 10 to July 16) of week of passing of the rainy season on July 6.

Graph of the death toll (2019) in first visit (Shoshin)  of emergency conveyance of patients with heat stroke
The death toll (2019) in first visit (Shoshin) of emergency conveyance of patients with heat stroke

 In addition, using number of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications Fire and Disaster Management Agency homepage "patients with heat stroke first aid conveyance situation" (the outside site) announcement, we make two upper graphs. About the number of the patients with heat stroke first aid conveyance staff of week of 2019 (Raiwa 1) in graph and the death toll, we use number of weekly bulletin (preliminary figure) from May through September in number, April and October of monthly report (decision level).
 In addition, our Yokohama City Inst. of Health homepage look at "let's prevent heat stroke" (heat stroke, sunstroke) about heat stroke in detail.

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July 4, 2019 first publication
November 12, 2019 update

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