Over 80,000 deaths, Hamburg expected this January, January 10, 2012 – the months of January and February are the months with the highest risk of death as the result of a long-term analysis of Bestattungen.de. In January, nearly ten thousand people die more than in a normal month like November. Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions is open to suggestions. The experts at Bestattungen.de looked at the deaths and causes of death to since German reunification based on the data of the Federal Office of statistics. After positively surprised the Januare 2010 and 2011 with death rates far below the expected value, this one seems January historically to match the expected values. After 66.588 people in Germany died in January 2011, over 80,000 deaths are expected in accordance with Bestattungen.de forecast this January. The forecast into consideration your own data by Bestattungen.de, the changing age structure of the company, medical advances, weather forecasts as well as corresponding leading indicator the number of searches on Google.de. The Januare of the past two years were amazingly positive.
But the deaths have shifted during these two months primary. 2010, there was an unusually high mortality rate in March. The low death rate in January 2011 can be an above-average in the month before that explained by high “, Bestattungen.de’s Managing Director Fabian Schaaf explains. But generally is in the winter months December to March the most died.” The weather is the main cause of generally higher mortality in the winter. The organism is weakened in the winter. Especially for people with pre-existing conditions is a serious health hazard that can cause death in the worst case.
Extreme weather events increase the risk of heart attack, respiratory diseases also increase. Older people are particularly at risk”, explains Angelika Gratz medicine meteorologist of the German weather service (DWD). Also emotional factors affect health. After Christmas, many older people feel alone and lose the courage to face life. This negative mental Constitution may adversely affect the physical health”Schaaf explained the differences in the death rate between December and the beginning of the year. Many people wrongly assume that accidents and suicides, deaths rise sharply in the winter can be. Ice and snow interfere with traffic, but the number of traffic deaths goes back in the winter, as more cautious and less is driven. Non-natural causes of death generally play a minor role compared to diseases: 2010 accounted for only 3.9 percent of all deaths. About Bestattungen.de Bestattungen.de is a price comparison for burials in Germany, recommended by consumer protection agencies. Users can receive offers on request without obligation from tested loading Stattern. In addition, Bestattungen.de offers comprehensive information about funeral services and insurance. The offer is free of charge for customers. Press contact Christine Sollmann, spokeswoman Bestattungen.de Heimhuder Strasse 72, 20148 Hamburg phone: (040) 209 311 961 email: Web: