An elderly man walks along a street in Sham Shui Po. A new study has suggested there is a link between hot weather and suicide. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hotter weather linked to increase in suicide among elderly, study led by University of Hong Kong finds

  • Researchers reviewed 8,000 historical cases from between 1976 and 2014 involving residents aged 65 or over
  • How someone died could be linked to maximum daily temperature, according to the study
Topic |   Suicides in Hong Kong

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An elderly man walks along a street in Sham Shui Po. A new study has suggested there is a link between hot weather and suicide. Photo: Sam Tsang
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