Impacts of indoor thermal environment and personal factors on home blood pressure in winter

Wataru Umishio, Toshiharu Ikaga, Kuniaki Otsuka, Shintaro Ando

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Recently, the effects of the indoor thermal environment on blood pressure have attracted attention. However, these effects have not been studied in relation to personal factors, particularly individual attributes and lifestyle. Therefore, the purpose of this research is to analyze the relation between indoor temperature and blood pressure while taking into account personal factors. Field surveys on home blood pressure, indoor temperature, and personal factors were conducted in winter 2012 and 2013. Controlling for personal factors, systolic blood pressure increased by 4.3 mmHg per 10 °C decrease in indoor air temperature. Also, a 1 °C decrease in indoor air temperature increased 1.12-fold the likelihood of a reading above 135 mmHg (the standard value of systolic blood pressure at home). Furthermore, the effect of indoor air temperature was stronger in residents with more severe arteriosclerosis. Therefore, residents at high risk of cardiovascular events should keep the indoor thermal environment within an appropriate range.

元の言語English
ページ814-821
ページ数8
出版物ステータスPublished - 2014 1 1
イベント13th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate, Indoor Air 2014 - Hong Kong, Hong Kong
継続期間: 2014 7 72014 7 12

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Other13th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate, Indoor Air 2014
Hong Kong
Hong Kong
期間14/7/714/7/12

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pollution
  • Building and Construction
  • Health, Toxicology and Mutagenesis
  • Computer Science Applications

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    Umishio, W., Ikaga, T., Otsuka, K., & Ando, S. (2014). Impacts of indoor thermal environment and personal factors on home blood pressure in winter. 814-821. 論文発表場所 13th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate, Indoor Air 2014, Hong Kong, Hong Kong.